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Katy is 21 years old, single, and is from the city of Cuzco, though she currently lives in the city of Saylla. Katy makes a living selling construction materials, including: sand, stone, plaster, mortar and other products. She has several years of experience in this trade, and she believes that business is going well because she is extremely dedicated to and positive about her work.

In addition to running her business, Katy is also studying accounting at the University of Cuzco. Her goal is to complete her university studies. She plans to use the support from this loan to purchase sand and other construction materials for resale.
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Katy tiene 21 años de edad y es soltera, ella nació en la ciudad del Cusco pero actualmente vive en la ciudad de Saylla. Su actividad económica principal de Katy es la venta de materiales de construcción como arena, piedra, yeso y otras cosas más. Ya son varios años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su labor. Katy también está estudiando la carrera profesional de contabilidad en una universidad de la ciudad del Cusco. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como arena. Su sueño es terminar su carrera profesional.

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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
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Katy to purchase sand and other construction materials for resale at her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013