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Avelina is a member of the community bank Durabank, which is located in the district, province, and department of Cusco. She is 37 years old, married, and has four children.

Avelina balances her daily activities with a business making earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelery from silver. She is doing well with this business thanks to the effort she puts in. She has a small workshop where she makes her merchandise in her house. She distributes her merchandise to her customers that request them, such as tourist shops. She is a responsible and hard-working person who tries to improve her family's life.

She is asking for this loan to purchase polish and seashells. She is thankful for the loan provided and promises to make her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal DURABANK, el banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia Avelina tiene 37 años de edad tiene 04 hijos y es conviviente, la socia alterna sus actividades diarias con su negocio de elaboración de aretes,collares,pulseras entre otros hechos en plata, la socia lleva buen tiempo en este su negocio el cual le va bien gracias al empeño que le pone a su negocio, la socia cuenta con un pequeño taller donde elabora su mercadería el cual se encuentra en su casa, la socia distribuye su mercadería a sus clientes que le solicitan como tiendas de turismo, la socia es una persona responsable y empeñosa siendo de esta forma que la socia saca adelante su familia.

La socia solicita el crédito para la compra de pulidores y para la compra de cochas marinas.

La socia se siente agradecida por el crédito otorgado y se compromete a cumplir con sus cuotas establecidas

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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
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Avelina to purchase polish and seashells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013