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Felipa was born in the city of Pisaq (in Peru), and is 55 years old. She is married, and has five children from this wonderful relationship. She currently lives in her native city, which is also where she works. She works selling confectionery from a kiosk in the Tambohuaso community school. She has been working in this business for 25 years, and it is going very well for her thanks to the determination she brings to her work.

Felipa is requesting the loan to purchase merchandise, for example confectionery, cookies, pastries, cakes, and other additional items.

The “Mosoq Ñusta” community bank meets monthly in the district of Pisaq in Calca province (in Cusco, Peru). Cusco is known for being an area with much tourism and commerce, for its traditional Inti Raymi festival, and because it is the location of Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world.
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Felipa nació en la ciudad de Pisaq (Perú) y tiene 55 años de edad. Ella es casada y fruto de hermosa relación tiene cinco hijos. Actualmente, ella vive en la ciudad donde nació y donde realiza sus actividades. Ella se dedica a la venta de dulces en el kiosco del colegio de la comunidad Tambohuaso. Ya son 25 años que se dedican a este negocio y les va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. El crédito que requiere Felipa es para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo dulces, galletas, pasteles, tortas y otras cosas más.

Banco Comunal “Mosoq Ñusta” se reúne cada treinta en el distrito de Pisaq de la provincia de Calca (Cusco, Perú). 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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 46
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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 Felipa to purchase merchandise, for example confectionery, cookies, pastries, cakes and other additional items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012