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Sebastiana was born in the Challambamba district and lives in the same area in which she was born, (Challambamba is located in the Paucartambo province in the department of Cusco in Peru.) She is 30 years old and lives with her partner and their three children. She is a member of the "Virgen de Chalca" communal bank. She is a responsible and enterprising person and works selling fruit, livestock, and does agricultural work. She sells the most popular fruits that grow in abundance in the area. These are apples and peaches. She has been doing this for a year and it is going well. She is requesting a loan to buy fruits such as apples. She is grateful to the lenders for the loan and pledges to make punctual repayments.
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Sebastiana 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 30 años de edad y tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene tres hijos. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “Virgen de Chanca” pues es una persona responsable y emprendedora pues sus actividades económicas son la venta de fruta, ganadería y agricultura, ella vende frutas de las cuales las más populares que crecen en grandes cantidades por la zona Challabamba son las manzanas y los duraznos. Ya es un año que tiene en negocio pues le muy excelente. Ella en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar frutas 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,360,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Sebastiana to buy fruits such as apples to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013