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Paulina was born in the town of Accha, but now lives in the town of Pilcopata, located in Kosñipata district, in Paucartambo province, in Cusco department, Peru. Polina is 41, separated from partner, but has six children.

Her main business is selling clothing such as T-shirts, skirts, underwear, shirts, blouses and other items. She has been working in this business for several years now and it is going very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She is a very enterprising and hard-working woman who is helping her family get ahead in life, as she belongs to the "Paititi" communal bank. On this occasion she needs the loan to buy more merchandise such as clothing. She is grateful for and appreciates the loan and promises to make the monthly installment payments.
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Paulina nació en la ciudad de Accha pero actualmente vive en la ciudad de Pilcopata. (La ciudad de Pilcopata está ubicada en el distrito del Kosñipata dentro de la provincia de Paucartambo en el departamento de Cusco, Perú). Paulina tiene 41 años y es separada de su pareja pero tiene seis hijos. Su actividad económica principal es la venta de ropa como por ejemplo polos, faldas, ropa interior, camisas, blusas y otras más. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Ella es una mujer emprendedora y trabajadora que saca adelante a su familia pues ella pertenece al banco comunal “Paititi”. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar más mercadería como ropa. Agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas mensuales.

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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
  • 121
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,992,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Paulina to buy more merchandise such as clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2013
Nov 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014