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The group member belongs to the communal bank, “Santa Rosita de Lima”. It is located within the district of Cusco which is in the province and department of Cusco.

Santusa is 59 years old, and married with three children. She sells clothing and she also has a small food sales business. She sells sweaters, pants, and blouses, working from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. She has been in this business for several years, and it is going well for her.

Her dream is to have a shop where she could sell the clothing. She is requesting a loan to purchase sweaters, pants, and blouses. She is happy about the loan, and she promises to make her payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SANTA ROSITA DE LIMA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia Santusa tiene 59 años de edad es casada y tiene 3 hijos,la socia se dedica al negocio de venta de ropa y tambien tiene un pequeño negocio de venta de comida,la socia vende chompas,pantalones y blusas,la socia trabaja desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 5:00 p.m,la socia ya tiene varios años en este negocio y le va muy bien,el sueño de la socia es tener un local donde pueda vender la ropa.La socia solicita el credito para comprar chompas,pantalones y blusas.

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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    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Santusa to purchase sweaters, pants, and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014