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Kory Chuyma Group
In this Group: Norma Amanda, Julia, Juana, Felipa Susana, Genoveva, Eugenia Blanca, Juliana, Richard Jhonny, Karla Andrea, Margarita, Willma
Norma U. is the current president of the group 'Kory Chuyma'. The group's members have been meeting regularly once every two weeks for the past 8 years.
All women in the group own their own business: some sell fruits and food; others make and sell clothes. They request the loan to buy raw materials like fabric, lining and wool, and the ones that sell goods need the loan to buy their merchandise. 51-year-old Genoveva de U., for example, sells fruits in the streets of El Alto; she doesn't have her own shop, so she walks around street fairs and markets offering her products.
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Norma U. es la actual presidenta del grupo “Kory Chuyma”, se reúnen cada dos semanas y les gusta participar de las capacitaciones, están juntas hace aproximadamente 8 años. Todas tienen sus propios negocios como la venta de frutas, pito, comida, otras en su mayoría, se dedican a la confección de chamarras y deportivos. Aseguran que necesitan el préstamo para comprar materia prima como la tela, forro y lana y las que comercializan productos necesitan el crédito para comprar mercadería. Solo como ejemplo Genoveva de U. de 51 años vende frutas en la ciudad de El Alto, ella es ambulante, es decir, no tiene un lugar donde vender sus frutas, lo que hace es recorrer a píe ferias y zonas ofreciendo su producto.

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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.

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,241,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kory Chuyma Group's $3,775 loan helped a member purchase of Raw Materials and Merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010