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Barbara, age 21, lives with her life partner and has one child. She raises animals like chickens, guinea pigs, and pigs. She makes them grow and fattens them, and then she sells them at the different fairs. She works from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Her dream is to have a place where she could sell the chickens, guinea pigs, and pigs.

She is requesting the loan to buy guinea pigs, chickens, pigs, and feed for the animals. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments.
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La socia Barbara tiene 21 años de edad,es conviviente y tiene 1 hijo,al socia se dedica al negocio de crianza de animales como pollo,cuyes y chanchos,la socia los hace crecer y engordar y luego los vende en las diferentes ferias,la socia trabaja desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 6:00 p.m,el sueño de la socia es tener un local donde pueda vender los pollos,cuyes y chanchos.La socia solicita el credito para comprar cuyes,gallinas y chanchos y alimentos para los animales.

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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Barbara to buy guinea pigs, chickens, pigs, and feed for the animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013