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Maribel was born in the Challabamba district and lives in the same area where she was born. (The Challabamba district is located in Paucartambo province in the department of Cusco in Peru). She is 27 years old and lives with her partner with whom she has two children. She is a member of the communal bank "Virgen de Chanca" and is a responsible and enterprising person who sells products made from plastic such as cups, bags, plates etc. She also sells fruits like apples and peaches because there are many of these fruits growing in the Challambamba area. She has been running this business for a year now and it is going very well. She is requesting a loan to buy merchandise, for example apples, to sell. She is grateful to the lenders for this loan and pledges to make punctual repayments.
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Maribel nació en el distrito de Challabamba y vive en el mismo distrito donde nació. (El distrito de Challabamba está ubicado en la provincia de Paucartambo del departamento del Cusco, Perú). Ella tiene 27 años de edad y tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene dos hijos. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “Virgen de Chanca” pues es una persona responsable y emprendedora pues su actividad económica es la venta de productos hechos de plásticos como tazas, bolsas, platos y otras, ella también vende frutas como manzanas, duraznos pues en la zona Challabamba se siembra en grandes cantidades. Ya es un año que tiene en negocio pues le muy excelente. Ella en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo manzanas. Agradece a todas las personas por el préstamo pues se compromete a pagar puntual sus cuotas.

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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
  • 47
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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 $400 helped Maribel to buy merchandise to sell, for example, apples.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013