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Maria Antonieta
Maria Antonieta is requesting a loan to buy colored wool and knitting sticks. She belongs to the Communal Bank, "Virgen del Carmen de Calca." The bank is located in the Calca district, belonging to the province of Calca and Cusco.

Maria Antonieta is 56 years old and is involved in the textile business. She knits sweaters, blankets and pants and then sells them independently. She has been in this business for 5 years and enjoys knitting a lot. Maria Antonieta's dream is to have a store where she can sell her knitting ware. She is requesting a loan to buy colored wool and knitting sticks.

Maria Antonietar is happy for the loan and agrees to meet the payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN DEL CARMEN DE CALCA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Calca, perteneciente a la provincia de Calca y departamento de Cusco.

La socia Maria Antonieta tiene 56 años de edad,la socia se dedica al negocio de tejidos,ella teje chompas,mantas y pantalones y luego lo vende en forma independiente,la socia ya tiene 5 años en este negocio y le gusta tejer mucho,el sueño de la socia es tener una tienda donde pueda vender los tejidos.La socia solicita el credito para comprar lanas de colores y palitos de tejer.

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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Maria Antonieta to buy colored wool and knitting sticks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012