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This member belongs to the “REYNITA DE BELEN DE CCORAO” Communal Bank, which is located in Ccorao district, in Calca province and Cusco department. Sra. Juana is 48 years old, married and has three sons, 25, 18 and 12 years old.

Juana buys and sells all kinds of grains at the Cusco market. She sells every Sunday and when she is not selling there, she is at her stand in the handicraft market selling her different handmade items such as caps, scarves, sweaters and ponchos, all in alpaca and sheep’s wool. She is a very enterprising woman and wants to help her sons get ahead and see them become professionals. That is the reason why she works so hard everyday – to serve as an example for them and to provide them with amenities in the home and support them in their studies.

Juana is requesting the loan to purchase alpaca and sheep’s wool, as well as synthetics, in order to produce her handmade items. She is grateful for the loan and is committed to making her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal ”REYNITA DE BELEN DE CCORAO; El banco comunal se encuentra ubicado en el distrito de Ccorao en la provincia de Calca y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Juana; La socia tiene 48 años de edad, La socia es casada, La socia tiene 3 hijos de 25, 18, 12 años de edad; La socia trabaja comprando y vendiendo todo tipo de granos en el mercado de Cusco, la socia vende solo los días domingos y cuando no está vendiendo ella está en su stand en la feria artesanal vendiendo sus diferentes trabajos manuales como gorros, chalinas, chompas, ponchos, todo en lana de alpaca y de ovino, la socia es una mujer muy emprendedora y desea sacar adelante a sus hijos y verlos profesionales motivo por el cual ella se esfuerza para darles ejemplo de trabajo y para darles comodidades en el hogar y apoyarles en los estudios. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de lanas de alpaca, sintéticas, y de ovino para la elaboración de los diferentes trabajos a mano.

La socia agradece el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de acuerdo al cronograma de pagos.

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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).

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Juana to buy alpaca and sheep's wool and synthetics to make different handmade items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012