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Luz Marina
Luz Marina is 57 years of age and has two children. She lives in the beautiful city of Cusco in the south of Peru and she is happy to be living in this city.

Luz Marina is an enterprising woman who is bringing up her family. Her main source of employment is making pizzas in two small stores. She belongs to the Huayna Picchu communal bank at Asociación Arariwa and right now she needs a loan to buy supplies such as sacks of flour, olives, tomatoes, onions, oil, and other items.
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Luz Marina tiene 57 años de edad y tiene dos hijos, ella vive en la hermosa ciudad del Cusco al sur de Perú y se siente alegre por vivir en esta ciudad. Luz Marina es una mujer emprendedora que saca adelante a su familia y su actividad económica principal es la elaboración de pizzas pues tiene dos pequeños locales, ella pertenece al banco comunal "Huayna Picchu" de la Asociación Arariwa y en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como por ejemplo sacos de harina, aceitunas, tomates, cebollas, aceite y otras cosas mas.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Luz Marina to buy supplies such as sacks of flour, olives, tomatoes, onions, oil, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014