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Brigida is a member of the Virgen Purificada de Angostura community bank, which is located in the district of Cusco, in the province of Cusco, and the department of Cusco.

Brigida is 42 years old, married, and has four children. She balances her daily activities with a business selling vegetables such as carrots, onions, tomatoes, and lettuce. She sells in the market from 8:00am until 5:00pm. At night, she sells sandwiches, including bread and cheese, bread and meat, and other types. With these small businesses, she is getting her children ahead.

Her dream is to have a store where she can sell sandwiches. She is asking for this loan to purchase vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, pumpkins, and lettuce. She is happy with this loan and promises to make her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN PURIFICADA DE ANGOSTURA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Brigida; ella tiene 42 años de edad y es casada y tiene 4 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de verduras como zanahorias,cebollas,tomates y lechugas, la socia vende en el mercado desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 5:00 p.m, y en las noches vende sándwich como pan con queso, pan con carne entre otros sándwich, la socia por medio de estos pequeño negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, el sueño de la socia es tener un local donde pueda vender los sándwich.La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar verduras como toamtes, cebollas, zapallos y lechugas.
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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Brigida to purchase vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, pumpkins, and lettuce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013