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Industrial Group
In this Group: Valentina, Julia, Juana, Wilma, Angelica, Elizabeth Ricarda, Maria Cristina, Susy Juana, Betzabe, Cristina, Shirley Deisy, Mario Luis*
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In one of Pro Mujer's Panamerican centers, you will find the communal bank, "Industrial." They have been together for approximately three years, and they are led by their president, Valentina Laime. They formed their group because of their need for more working capital and to improve their business. They weave by machine; make furniture; and sell food, drinks, potatoes, and clothing. They need this loan to buy supplies such as wool, wood, and merchandise that will let them have more variety to sell to their customers.
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En uno de los Centros Focales de Pro Mujer “Panamericana” se encuentra la Asociación Comunal “Industrial”, están juntas hace 3 años aproximadamente, liderizadas por su presidenta Valentina Laime, se agruparon por la necesidad de contar con mayor capital de trabajo y mejorar sus negocios.
Tejido a máquina, elaboración de muebles, venta de comida, refresco, papa y ropa son los negocios de las integrantes del grupo “Industrial” y requieren el préstamo para comprar materia prima como lana, madera y mercadería que les permita tener productos variados que ofertar a sus clientes.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,535,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Industrial Group's $3,225 loan helped a member to purchase supplies and merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2009
Sep 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010