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This member's name is Albertina. She is 37 years old, married and has 2 children. She lives in the Tambo Real district in the province of Anta. She works raising cattle, mainly producing and selling milk. Albertina needs to produce more milk to cover the demand. That is why she will invest the loan in buying a dairy cow.

She is very grateful to KIVA for helping her develop this activity. She is committed to making her payments on time. Albertina belongs to the “San Bartolo de Tambo Real” communal bank in the district of Tambo Real in the province of Anta in Cuzco – Peru.

Albertina wants to giver her children a better life and education. She sacrifices for them and hopes to work a lot and save to invest their education.
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La socia es la señora Albertina, ahora tiene 37 años de edad, está casada y tiene 2 hijos, vive en el distrito de Tambo Real de la provincia de Anta, la socia se dedica a la Ganadería, principalmente a la producción y venta de leche. Albertina necesita producir más leche para cubrir con su demanda, por ello invertirá su préstamo solicitado en comprar una vaca lechera.
La socia está muy agradecida con KIVA por ayudarla a desarrollarse en su actividad y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas puntualmente. Albertina pertenece al banco comunal “San Bartolo de Tambo Real” distrito de Tambo Real de la provincia de Anta en Cusco – Perú.
Albertina quiere proporcionarles una mejor vida y educación a sus hijos, y por ellos se sacrifica, así que espera trabajar mucho y ahorrar para invertir en la educación de ellos.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,818,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Albertina to buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013