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Karina was born in the district of Challambamba but lives in the community of Jajahuana, located in the Challabamba district, within the Paucartambo province and Cusco department, Perú. She is 27 years old, in a common-law marriage, and has one daughter, Ruth, four years of age.

Karina belongs to Santa Isabel de Jajahuana Communal Bank. She makes and sells fried potatoes with either hot dogs or chicken, a very successful business she has had for one year. She usually buys all of her ingredients (potatoes, hot dogs, chickens, rice, oil) wholesale and is requesting this loan to buy more such ingredients wholesale.

Karina is happy about the loan and pledges to make her payments punctually.

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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
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Karina to buy ingredients wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013