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Lucas was born in the community of Viscochoni, but now lives in the community of Mika. The community of Mika is located in the District of Colquepata in Paucartambo Province, Department of Cusco, Peru.

Lucas is 55 years old, married, and has five children. He is an enterprising and hardworking father who works as a farmer and rancher. He has several plots of land on which he grows potatoes, barley, corn, oca, and other crops.

A group of neighbors invited him to participate in the “Intipakareq” Communal Bank because he is a responsible and cheerful person. Lucas is taking this opportunity to request a loan so that he can buy fertilizers and seeds. He thanks everyone for this loan and promises to be punctual with his payments.

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Lucas nació en la comunidad de Viscochoni pero vive en la comunidad de Mika. (La comunidad de Mika está localizada en el distrito de Colquepata dentro de la provincia de Paucartambo del departamento del Cusco, Perú). Él tiene 55 años de edad, es casado por este lazo matrimonial tiene cinco hijos.

Lucas es un padre emprendedor y trabajador que se dedica a la agricultura y ganadería, él tiene varios terrenos de cultivo donde siembra papa, cebada, maíz, oca y otras cosas más.

Un grupo de vecinas le invitaron a participar del banco comunal “Intipakareq” porque es una persona responsable y alegre. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar fertilizantes y semillas. 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
  • 72
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
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  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lucas to buy fertilizers and seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013