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Gregoria is a member of the San Isidro de Yanahuara community bank, which is located in the Urubamba district in the province of Urubamba and department of Cusco.

Gregoria is 46 years old, married, and has three children. She balances her daily activities with a business selling handicrafts. She sells scarves, gloves, and bags in the Yanahuara district at the Casa Andina hotel. She works from 5:00am until 10:00pm.

She would like to expand her business selling handicrafts. She is requesting this loan to purchase handicrafts and materials to make them.

Gregoria is happy with the loan and promises to make her repayments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAN ISIDRO DE YANAHUARA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Gregoria; ella tiene 46 años de edad y es conviviente y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de artesanía, la socia vende chalinas, guantes y maletines, ella vende en el distrito de Yanahuara en un hotel llamado Casa Andina, ella trabaja desde las 5:00 a.m hasta las 10:00 p.m, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de artesanía. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar artesanía y comprar materiales para hacer la artesanía.
La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    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 Gregoria to purchase handicrafts and materials to make handicrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2013
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013