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This borrower was born in the community of Uscarmarca, but he currently lives in the District of Challambamba. The District of Challambamba is located in Paucartambo Province in the Department of Cusco, Peru.

The borrower is 42 years old, married, and has four children. He is a member of the Communal Bank “Virgen de Chanca”. Known as a responsible and enterprising person, he engages in business activities such as cutting down trees, building houses, and farming. The borrower has a small plot of land on which he grows potatoes, ulluco, corn, beans, and other crops. He learned how to farm at a young age from his parents.

The borrower is taking this opportunity to request a loan in order to buy seeds and fertilizers. His dream is to buy a car and a house. He is grateful to everyone for this loan and promises to be punctual with his payments.

The community of Uscamarca is located in the District of Santo Tomas in the Province of Chumbivilcas, Cusco, Peru.

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El socio nació en la comunidad de Uscarmaca pero vive en el distrito Challabamba. (El distrito de Challabamba está ubicado en la provincia de Paucartambo del departamento del Cusco, Perú). Él tiene 42 años de edad y es casado y fruto de esta relación tiene cuatro hijos. Él pertenece al banco comunal “Virgen de Chanca” pues es una persona responsable y emprendedora pues sus actividades económicas es cortar árboles, la construcción de casas y la Agricultura, él tiene un pequeño terrero agrícola donde siembra papa, olluco, maiz, haba y otras cosas más. Desde muy joven aprendió sobre la agricultura pues sus padres le enseñaron. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar semillas y fertilizantes. Su sueño es comprarse un carro y una casa. Agradece a todas las personas por el préstamo pues se compromete a pagar puntual sus cuotas. (La comunidad de Uscamarca está ubicado en el distrito de Santo Tomas de la provincia de Chumbivilcas, Cusco, Perú).

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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
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Pailino to buy seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013