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Maria Salome
Maria Salome belongs to the "Nueva Luz del Mañana" communal bank, of the Asociación Arawiwa in Cusco province, Cusco department. She is 67, and single. All her children are living on their own.

The borrower has a small grocery store. She is responsible for running her grocery store, and serving customers. She usually takes orders, and for many products collects every two weeks. For others, she takes payment in cash. This is how she manages to re-stock merchandise.

She wishes to take advantage of the Christmas holidays to invest in the purchase of fruitcakes, wines, champagne, cookies, rice, sugar, noodles, flour, milk, chocolates and other products.

The borrower is applying for the loan in order to run her grocery store.

The borrower is grateful for the opportunity she has been given, and promises to make her instalment payments in accordance with the loan schedule.
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La señora Maria Salome, pertenece al Banco Comunal “NUEVA LUZ DEL MAÑANA” de la Asociación Arariwa de la Provincia del Cusco, Departamento del Cusco. Es soltera, tiene 67 años de edad, todos sus hijos son independientes.
La socia tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes, la socia se encarga de administrar y atender su tienda de abarrotes, la socia suele hacer pedidos y en muchos productos cancela a la quincena, en otros es al contado y asi juega con la mercadería para abastecerse. La socia desea aprovechando las fiestas navideñas invertir en la compra de panetones, vinos, champan, galletas, arroz, azucar, fideos, harinas, leche, chocolates entre otros productos. La socia solicita el prestamo para implementar us tienda de abarrotes.

La socia se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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
  • 41
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    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Maria Salome to run her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012