Rita was born in the city of Cusco. She is 38 years old and married, and has four children from her marriage. Rita lives with her children in her own home, which is connected to all the basic utilities (water, electricity, and sewer) in the city and department of Cusco. This area is known for its trade business and tourism. Rita is a homemaker, but she alternates housework with craftmaking. She and her husband have a painting studio at home. They have been in this business for fifteen years already and it is going very well for them thanks to the dedication they put into their work.
Rita is requesting a loan from Asociación Arariwa to buy materials, such as gold leaf frames, plain wood frames, canvas stretchers, and oil paint. She will cover the loan payments with the income obtained from selling her products. Rita is very well known for being a hardworking and responsible woman and a good mother who wants to give her children a better future and improve her family's quality of life. Rita's dream is to open a store in downtown Cusco.
(The individuals shown in the bottom of the photo arrived after the meeting).
Rita nació en la ciudad de Cusco, ella tiene 38 años, es casada y fruto de esta unión tiene cuatro hijos. Rita es una madre de familia que vive con sus hijos en su casa propia que cuenta con todos los servicios básicos (agua, luz y desagüe) en la ciudad del Cusco del departamento del Cusco. Esta zona se caracteriza por su actividad comercial y el turismo. Rita es ama de casa y alterna sus actividades de su casa con la elaboración de artesanía, ella junto con su esposo tienen un taller de pintura en su domicilio. Ya son 15 años que se dedican a este negocio y les va muy bien gracias al empeño que ponen en su trabajo. Rita solicitado Rita a Asociación Arariwa un crédito para adquirir materiales como por ejemplo marcos cubiertos con pan de oro, bastidores, oleos y marcos de solo madera. Con los ingresos de la venta de sus productos cubriría las cuotas del crédito brindado. Rita es una persona muy conocida por ser una mujer trabajadora, responsable y una buena madre al querer brindarles un mejor futuro a sus hijos mejorando la calidad de vida de su familia. Rita tiene como sueño abrir una tienda de ventas en el centro de la ciudad del Cusco.(las personas que aparecen en la parte inferior de la fotografía llegaron después de la reunión).
Important InformationAbout 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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