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Maria Elena

Update on Maria Elena

María Elena sells beauty products such as moisturizing creams, perfumes, colognes, and so on. She also sells sun umbrellas and stools. She has had her business for several years, and it’s going very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work every day. She hopes to continue working in this business so she can support her family. She is requesting a loan in order to buy merchandise such as women’s perfumes. María Elena is very happy about this loan and is committed to paying it off in full.
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La socia Maria Elena continua dedicandose al negocio de venta de productos de belleza como cremas, perfumes, colonias entre otros, a la vez la socia continua dedicandose al negocio de venta de sombrillas y banquitos,la socia lleva años con su negocio el cual le va bien gracias al empeño que le pone cada dia a su negocio ,la socia desea pode seguir trabajando para de esta forma seguir apoyando a su familia.
La socia solicita el credito para comprar mercaderia como perfumes para damas.
La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

Previous Loan Details

Maria Elena sells umbrellas and folding stools. She also sells beauty products, such as perfumes, lipsticks, creams and other items. By means of this business, she is raising her children. Her dream is to have her own shop where she can sell her products. She is applying for the loan in order... More from Maria Elena's previous loan »

Additional Information

Important Information

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Maria Elena to buy merchandise such as women’s perfumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013