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Introducing Clara, a member of “CUSI COYLLOR DE CHINCHERO”, a Communal Bank located in Chinchero, a district of the Urubamba province in the Cusco department.
Clara is 38 years old, she is married and she has 3 children. She alternates her daily chores with her waiving activity, creating knitted fabrics such as sweaters, scarves, gloves and blankets among other products. She has been engaged in this activity for a good while already; and at times she also breeds small animals such as “cuyes” (“cuy” is Quechua for Guinea pig) and hens to then sell them to customers that require them, such as the restaurants. She is a responsible person with a strong will to succeed and to provide for her family.

She is requesting a loan to buy supplies such as wool to prepare her fabrics.

She commits to complying with her repayments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” CUSI COYLLOR DE CHINCHERO”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Chinchero, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Clara; ella tiene 38 años de edad; casada y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias ejerciendo la elaboración de tejidos como chompas, chalinas, guantes, mantas entre otros, la socia lleva ya buen tiempo en este negocio, a la vez la socia se dedica a la crianza de animales menores como cuyes y gallinas para luego venderlos a sus clientes que le solicitan como restaurantes, la socia es una persona responsable con muchas ganas de salir adelante por su familia.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de insumos para la elaboración de los tejidos como lana.

La socia 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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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Clara to buy wool to preapre her fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Feb 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012