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Silvia is 40 years old, married, and has three children. She was born in the city of Cusco and that is where she does business. Silvia's business is making prepared dinners for the public transportation drivers of the city of Cusco. Silvia currently needs this loan to buy supplies, such as bags of rice, bags of sugar, noodles, and other things.

The Nueva Esperanza Communal Bank is made up of responsible and hardworking people who get their families ahead. The majority of its members live and work in the city of Cusco. Cusco is known for being a big tourist attraction, for its business, for its traditional Inti Raymi celebration, and because it is the site of one of the seven wonder of the world, Machu Picchu.
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Silvia tiene 40 años de edad y es casada y fruto de esta unión tiene tres hijos, ella nació en la ciudad de Cusco y donde realiza sus actividades económicas. Su actividad económica de Silvia es preparar cena para los choferes que brindan servicio de transporte en la ciudad del Cusco. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar productos para cocinar como carne,pollo,verduras y arroz al por mayor.

El banco comunal “Nueva Esperanza” está conformado por personas responsables y trabajadores que sacan adelante a su familia. La mayoría de los socios viven en la ciudad del Cusco y donde realizan sus actividades económicas. Cusco es conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial, por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”.

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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
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,923,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Silvia to purchase meat, chicken, vegetables and rice at wholesale prices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2011
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012