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Suma Chuyma Group
In this Group: Rosmery, Nelly, Mercedes, Vicenta, Elsa Eva, Carmen Josefina, Ruth Rebeca, Teresa, Lidia Jhovana
“Suma Chuyma” is a group of 10 women who attend their meetings at the "German Busch" center and are on their second loan cycle. They came together as a group because they needed to improve and expand their business, to access a loan, and for everyone's benefit.

Rosmery M. has been married 21 years, is the mother to one sun, and has been weaving blankets by hand (macramé) for the past fifteen years. At first it was difficult but after time she honed her skills. She has plans to invest this loan in her business buying wool, producing more blankets, and involving her younger siblings in the activity so that they can learn.

The rest have a variety of business, involved in trade, production, and services. All want to use the loan to better their businesses.

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“Suma Chuyma” es un grupo de 10 señoras que asisten a sus reuniones en el Centro Focal “German Busch”, este es su segundo ciclo. Se agruparon por la necesidad de mejorar y ampliar sus negocios y acceder al préstamo y beneficiarse todas.
Rosmery M. de 21 años casada y madre de un niño, cuenta que desde sus 15 años teje mantas a mano (macramé), al principio le pareció dificultoso, pero con el pasar del tiempo logró perfeccionar su habilidad, tiene planes de invertir el préstamo en su negocio comprando lana y seguir produciendo a mayor cantidad e involucrar a sus hermanos menores en esta actividad para que ellos también aprendan.
Las demás integrantes tienen diversos negocios que se dedican a comercio, producción y servicio. Todas desean el préstamo para mejorar sus negocios.

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
  • 152
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,331,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.1
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Suma Chuyma Group's $1,475 loan helped a member buying raw material.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 1, 2010
Apr 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010