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Sofia was born in the province of Urubamba, but she lives in the town of Rumichaca Baja. This town is located in the district of Urubamba, the province of Urubamba and the department of Cusco, Perú.

Sofia is 25 years old and is a mother and father to her only child. One year ago she lived in the city of Lima and worked as a waitress in a nightclub but it did not go well and she had to return to the city of Urubamba. Currently she works as as administrator of a condominium in the city of Rumichaca Baja. She also works in one of the most luxurious hotels in the city of Cusco as a bartender. She has been working in the hotel for four months and it is going well. Sofia is asking for the current loan in order to prepare chocolate and to buy gifts to give out on Dec. 23rd in the town of Rumichaca Baja to the poor children in celebration of the nativity. Sofia's dream is to open a Dance Club and open a business for urban transit.

Sofia is a member of the group "Los Girasoles de Rumichaca Baja" or "The Sunflowers of Rumichaca Baja" which is made up of 19 members who live in the town of Rumichaca Baja where they work on their economic activities.
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Sofía nació en la provincia de Urubamba pero vive en el poblado de Rumichaca Baja. Este pueblo se localiza en el distrito de Urubamba, provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco, Perú.

Sofía tiene 25 años edad y es madre y padre para su único hijo, ella hace un año vivía en la ciudad de Lima y trabajaba como moza en un club de rencuentro pero le fue muy mal y tuvo regresar a la ciudad de Urubamba. Actualmente, ella trabaja como administradora de un condominio en la ciudad de Rumichaca Baja, ella también trabaja en el uno de los hoteles más lujosos de la ciudad del Cusco como bartender. Ya son cuatro meses que trabaja en el hotel y le va muy bien. Sofía en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para preparar chocolate y para comprar regalos para repartir el día 23 de diciembre en el poblado de Rumichaca Baja a los niños pobres por motivo de la natividad. Su sueño de Sofía es abrir una discoteca y abrir una empresa de transporte urbano.

Sofía es integrante del grupo “Los Girasoles de Rumichaca Baja” lo conforman 19 socios que viven en el poblado de Rumichaca Baja y donde realizan sus actividades económicas.

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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 $375 helped Sofia to prepare chocolate and to buy presents.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012