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Cindy Yohaira
Señora Cindy is married and has two school-aged children. She makes a living by buying and selling national and foreign curency at her stand that functions as a currency exchange business in a mall in the city. Cindy is requesting this loan to reinvest and to inject capital into her business. This is why Cindy is very thankful to Kiva for helping her strengthen and grow her business and for letting her secure a better education for her children. Cindy belongs to the communal bank, "Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II" in the city of Cusco, Peru.
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La socia es la señora Cindy, casada y madre de 2 niños en edad escolar, se dedica a la compra y venta de moneda nacional y extranjera en su stand que funciona como casa de cambio en un centro comercial de la ciudad.
Cindy está solicitando el préstamo para capitalizar su actividad e inyectar efectivo en su casa de cambio, por ello La socia está muy agradecida con KIVA por ayudarla en el fortalecimiento y crecimiento de su actividad y por permitirle procurarles una mejor educación a sus hijos. Cindy pertenece al banco comunal “Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú.

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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
  • 90
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,783,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Cindy Yohaira to inject capital into her currency exchange business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013