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Lucia lives in the community of Huayllabamba in Huancarani district, Paucartambo province, Cusco department, Peru. Her principal economic activity is the elaboration of artisan goods, such as, for example, textiles made of alpaca and sheep's wool. She makes sweaters, scarves, blankets, gloves, hose, skirts, and other items.

On this occasion, Lucia is requesting a loan to purchase materials for her work such as, for example, wool. She appreciates and values the loan and is committed to comply with her monthly payments with much responsibility.

Lucia belongs to the “Panty Tikas de Huayllabamba” Communal Bank and their reunions occur each 30 days in a member's house.
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Lucia vive en la comunidad de Huayllabamba en el distrito de Huancarani dentro de la provincia de Paucartambo del departamento del Cusco, Perú. Su actividad económica principal es la elaboración de Artesanía como por ejemplo tejidos en base de lana de alpaca y oveja, ella fabrica chompas, chalinas, mantas, guantes, medias, faldas y otras cosas más. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales de trabajo como por ejemplo lana, él agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas mensuales con mucha responsabilidad. El cliente pertenece al banco comunal “Panty Tikas de Huayllabamba” y sus reuniones son cada treinta días en la casa de uno de los clientes.

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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
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Lucia to buy materials for her work; for example, wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014