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Matilde, 22, is in a common-law relationship and they have one son. She was born in the city of Paucartambo but currently lives in the city of Sayalla.

Matilde works as a cook for a woman who sells typical dishes from the region. She also has a side business raising small animals such as guinea pigs and pigs.

She has been raising small animals for several years and it is going very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work.

At this time Matilde is asking for a loan to buy guinea pigs. Her dream is to open a restaurant.
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Matilde tiene 22 años de edad y tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene un hijo, ella nació en la ciudad de Paucartambo pero actualmente vive en la ciudad de Saylla. Matilde trabaja como cocinera para una señora que vende platos típicos de la región, pero su actividad complementaria es la crianza de animales menores como cuyes y chanchos. Ya son varios años que se dedica a la crianza de animales menores y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su labor. Matilde en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar cuyes. Su sueño es abrir un restaurante.

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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
  • 72
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,828,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Matilde to buy guinea pigs. Her dream is to open a restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013