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Introducing Celsa, a member of “SAYHUA 3”, a communal bank located in the Urubamba district, in the Urubamba province and in the Cusco department.

Celsa is 47 years old, she lives with her life partner and she has 3 children. She alternates her daily chores with her retailing activity, selling chickens and fish in the Urubamba market; she also breeds and sells livestock such as “cuyes” (“cuy” is Quechua for Guinea pig), chickens and pigs. Thanks to this activity she can provide for her children. Her dream is to own a shop where to sell chickens and fish. She is requesting a loan to buy chickens and fish at wholesale price, as well as to buy animal feed for her animals.

She is happy about the loan and she commits to complying with the repayment of her dues.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAYHUA 3”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Celsa; ella tiene 47 años de edad y es conviviente y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de pollos y pescados en el mercado de Urubamba y también la socia vende de crianza de animales como cuyes, pollos y chanchos, por medio de este negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, el sueño de la socia es tener un local para que pueda que vender los pollos y pescados. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar pollos y pescados al por mayor y también para comprar comida para los animales.

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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Celsa to buy chickens and fish and tobuy animal feed for her livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012