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Quisirmitas Group
In this Group: Bertha, Alejandra, Josefina Paulina, Martha, Teresa Rosa, Teodosia, Juana, Priscila, Jose Luis
The Quisirmitas (the Aymara word for "ants") community association is soliciting a loan for the first time. The association has nine members, eight women and one man. Its president is Sra. Bertha M.. The association is attached to the Centro Focal de Los Andes.

Sra. Bertha has operated a business selling socks for 10 years. Her stand is on Avenida Panoramica in the 16 de Julio neighborhood.

Sra. Bertha is borrowing Bs.2000 and she says that she will use the money to buy merchandise for resale. The better stocked her business, the more she is likely to sell.

The members of the association operate various business: making and selling knitted sweaters and hats, operating food stores, producting alpaca wool, selling clothing and fish, and operating corner shops.
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La Asociación Comunal “Quisirmitas” (hormiguitas en Aymara) es una asociación que solicita crédito por primera vez, está compuesta por ocho mujeres y un varón, tienen como presidenta a la señora Bertha M.. La mencionada asociación comunal pertenece al Centro Focal de Los Andes.

La señora Bertha tiene como negocio la venta de medias, desde hace 10 años. Su puesto está ubicado en la Zona 16 de Julio, sobre la avenida Panorámica.

Este primer crédito es por Bs.2000.- ella indica que servirá para la compra de mercadería, cuanto más surtido está el puesto mejor sería la venta.

Las integrantes de la asociación comunal tienen negocios como el de Tejido de polainas y gorros, tienda de conservas, tienda surtida, producción de lana de alpaca, venta de ropa, venta de pescado y tienda de barrio.

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
  • 178
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $30,838,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Quisirmitas Group's $1,625 loan helped a member working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 14, 2010
Listed
Jul 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011