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Patricia is a member of the communal bank “Patrón de San Sebastián” in the city of Cusco. She was born in that city and resides in the same city where she was born. She is 25 years old and single, and therefore she has no children. Her primary business activity is making designs for advertising. It has been three to four years since she started in this line of work and it is going well. She also rents rooms in her house. At this time, she is in need of a loan to do maintenance work on the rooms. She is happy about the loan and promises that she will make her payments in a timely fashion.
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Patricia pertenece al banco comunal “Patrón de San Sebastián” de la ciudad del Cusco. Ella nació en la ciudad del cusco y vive en la misma ciudad donde nació. Ella tiene 25 años de edad y es soltera es decir no tiene hijos. Su actividad económica principal es hacer diseños publicitarios. Ya son tres a cuatro años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien, también alquila habitaciones en su domicilio. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para hacer mantenimiento de las habitaciones. Esta 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
  • 86
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  • $63,784,825
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Patricia to do maintenance on her rooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013