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La Solución Group
In this Group: Virginia, Andrea, Federico, Miriam Liliana, Rosmilda, Zulma, Rocio Isabel, Mauricia
The A.C. La Solución is made up of eight members, seven women and one man. This is their second cycle and the Señora Virginia T. C. is the president of the current cycle. This communal association pertains to the Centro Focal of Collpani. The Señora Virginia has been selling food for a living for several years now. She says that her brother's wife used to sell food and had recommended it to her because it was a good business and as such she decided to start as well. She sells food between nine in the morning and noon. For their first loan, the association was approved Bs. 500; money which was used to purchase baby clothes that was sold right away. Now changing to a different line of work, the loan is for Bs. 1500, which will be used toward the purchase of tables and chairs. The members of the communal association all work in different types of sectors: the sale of fruit, food, clothing, woven items, lamb and cheese, and public transportation.
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La A.C. La Solución está integrado por ocho personas, siete mujeres y un varón. Este es su segundo ciclo, la señora Virginia T. C. es la presidenta de este ciclo.

La mencionada asociación comunal pertenece al Centro Focal de Collpani. La señora Virginia tiene como negocio la venta de comida, desde hace varios años. Ella comenta que la mujer de su hermano vendía comida y le aconsejó que era un buen negocio y por eso emprendió el suyo. La venta de comida es realizada entre las nueve de la mañana y doce del medio día.

Para el primer crédito la asociación le aprobó de Bs. 500.-, monto de dinero que le sirvió para comprar ropa de bebé, que puso en venta en seguida. Ahora que ha cambiado de rubro, el préstamo es por Bs.1500.- y será destinado a la compra de mesas y sillas.

Las integrantes de la asociación comunal tienen diferentes tipos de negocios: venta de fruta, venta de comida, venta de ropa, venta de tejidos, venta de cordero y quesos, y un conductor de transporte público.

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.

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,143,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of La Solución Group's $2,250 loan helped a member purchase new tables and chairs to serve clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011