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Virginia is a member of the "Manos Juntas de Rumichaca Alta" community bank which is located in Urubamba district, in Urubamba province, in Cusco department.

Virginia is 48 years old, married, and has eight children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business raising chickens. She also has a knitting business, knitting sweaters and pants (trousers) to order. She sells the chickens that she raises as an itinerant vendor and, through these small businesses, she supports her children. Virginia would like to expand and improve her chicken-raising business and improve her knitting business. She is requesting this loan to buy chickens and also to buy yarn wholesale.

Virginia is happy to be receiving her loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “MANOS JUNTAS DE RUMICHACA ALTA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Virginia; ella tiene 48 años de edad y es casada y tiene 8 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de crianza de pollos, la socia también se dedica al negocio de tejidos, ella teje chompas y pantalones, ella teje a pedidos, el negocio de crianza de pollos lo vende en forma ambulatoria, por medio de estos pequeños negocios la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar y mejorar el negocio de crianza de pollos y mejorar el negocio de tejidos. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar pollos y también para comprar lana al por mayor.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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About Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Virginia to buy chickens and also to buy yarn wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012