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Victoria belongs to the "Reynita de Belen de Ccorao" communal bank, located in the district of Ccorao, in Calca province, in the department of Cusco.

She is 44, single, and has two children, ages eleven and nine. She buys and sells tarwi (lupin beans) in one of the markets in the city of Cusco. She sells 150 lb a week. She also sells cereal grains. She sells peeled wheat, barley, butter beans, lima beans, dried potatoes, potato flour, pinto beans, kidney beans, quinoa, barley flour, and other products.

She wants the loan to buy cereals and tarwi at wholesale, in order to increase her business. She is grateful for the loan, and promises to make payments in accordance with her loan schedule.
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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. Victoria; La socia tiene 44 años de edad, La socia es soltera, La socia tiene 2 hijos de 11, 9 años de edad; La socia trabaja comprando y vendiendo tarwi en uno de los mercados de la ciudad del Cusco; la socia vende 6 arrobas semanales, la socia también se dedica la venta de cereales, ella vende trigo pelado, cebad, pallares, habas, moraya, chuño, frejoles, porotos, quinua, chaquepa entre otros productos. La socia desea el préstamo para poder invertir en la compra de cereales y de tarwi al por mayor para incrementar su negocio.
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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Victoria to buy cereals and tarwi (lupin beans) at wholesale, in order to increase her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012