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The borrower belongs to the communal bank “IMA SUMAC SUNCCO.” The bank is located in the province of Cusco, in the department of Cusco.

The borrower’s name is Faustina. She is 36 years old, married and has 4 children. She alternates her daily activities with the business of buying and selling vegetables such as carrots, onions, and celery among others, selling in one of the Cusco city markets, while at the same time she raises small animals such as guinea pigs and chickens in order to sell them later to her customers who request them. She has been in this business a good time and things are going well thanks to the effort she puts in each day being able by doing this to provide for her family.

The borrower is asking for a loan in order to buy guinea pigs for her business. She is happy for the loan and she pledges to complete her payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “IMA SUMAC SUNCCO”; El banco está ubicado en la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Faustina; la socia tiene 36 años de edad, casada y tiene 4 hijos; la socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de compra y venta de verduras como zanahorias, cebollas, apio entre otros, la socia vende en uno de los mercados de la ciudad del Cusco, a la vez la socia se dedica a la crianza de animales menores como cuyes y gallinas para luego venderlo a sus clientes que le solicitan, la socia lleva buen tiempo en este negocio el cual le va bien gracias al empeño que le pone cada día siendo de esta manera que la socia saca adelante a su familia.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de cuyes para su negoció.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y 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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 46
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  • $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 $325 helped Faustina to buy guinea pigs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013