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Maria Soledad
Communal bank member Maria Soledad's business is selling breakfasts such as quinoa with milk, maca (a Peruvian root vegetable), and teas. She sells as a street vendor. She has a cart where she sells breakfasts, and in the afternoon she works at her business of selling salchipapas, which is a dish based on potatoes and sausage, which she also sells as a street vendor. She has had these little businesses for 7 years already. Her dream is to have a restaurant. She is applying for a loan to buy potatoes, sausages, quinoa, and milk.

She is happy with the loan offered and promises to make her payments.
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La socia Maria Soledad se dedica al negocio de venta de desayunos como quinua con leche,maca y mates,la socia vende en forms ambulatoria,ella tiene una carreta donde vende los desayunos y en la tarde la socia se dedica al negocio de venta de salchipapas que es un plato a base de papas y salchichas,ella tambien vende en forma ambulatoria,la socia ya tiene 7 años en estos pequeños negocios,el sueño de la socia es tener un restaurant.La socia solicita el credito para comprar papas,salchichas,quinua y leche.

La socia esta contenta con el credito otorgado y se compromete a cumplir los pagos de sus 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
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Soledad to buy potatoes, sausages, quinoa, and milk to prepare food to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013