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Luz Mila
Luz Mila operates her own small business where she travels around selling anticuchos (traditional Peruvian skewered, grilled meats). She works very hard to provide for her family with her daily earnings from sales.

With the support from this loan, Luz Mila plans to purchase input items such as meat and potatoes for making her food items. She hopes that this will allow her to satisfy customer demand and gradually increase her profits. Luz Mila is known by her neighbors as a happy woman who is always willing to help others, and as a responsible mother who always works hard to provide for her family and get ahead in life through effort and hard work.
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Luz Mila abrió un pequeño negocio de venta de anticuchos de forma ambulatoria y con este pequeño negocio que ha colocado Luz Mila trata en lo posible de brindar un mejor nivel de vida para su familia mediante los ingresos de sus ventas diarias.

En esta oportunidad Luz Mila con el prestamo va comprar insumos como por ejemplo Carne y papas y así pueda satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes, y de paso incrementa sus ingresos. Luz Mila es conocida por sus vecinos, por ser una mujer alegre, dispuesta a ayudar a otros y una madre responsable con el objetivo de que como familia salgan adelante apunta de esfuerzo y trabajo.

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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
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Luz Mila to purchase input items, such as meat and potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012