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30 De Diciembre Group
In this Group: Patricia , Viviana Teresa, Catherine, Roxana, Justina, Teodora , Petrona, Francisco, Eva Elena, Juana
The Community Association "December 30th" is beginning its second lending cycle through Pro Mujer, as part of the Andes focal center. The Association is made up of ten members and is led by a board headed by Señora Patricia. The businesses that community association members conduct are varied, among them are: manufacturing overalls, selling American clothes, making canvas and rope, a workshop for sewing and mattresses, selling candles, selling sodas and selling fresh agave.

Señora Patricia says that she's been working with Pro Mujer for a year, and that she integrated with the institution at the invitation of a spokesperson in the area. She currently has a business braiding agave fibers. It's a business that she has been working in for two years, learning it from her family.

The loan that she will now be drawing on is to raise capital for the purchase of fibers that she acquires on Huyustus Street and sells to order in different markets. This type of work allows her to generate resources to support her family, as she is married and has four children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she says she likes the savings.
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La A.C. “30 DE DICIEMBRE” iniciará su segundo ciclo en Pro Mujer, como parte del centro focal Los Andes, está compuesta por diez integrantes y está dirigida por una mesa directiva encabezada por la señora Patricia. Los negocios que las integrantes de la asociación comunal llevan adelante son variados entre ellos tenemos: confección de overoles, venta de ropa americana, producción de lienzos y sogas, taller de costura y colchones, venta de velas, venta de frescos y venta de pitas

La señora Patricia, indica que hace un año que trabaja en Pro Mujer y que integro la institución por invitación de una promotora en la zona. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de trenzado de pitas, negocio que viene trabajando hace dos años aprendiendo el mismo de su familia.

El crédito que ahora sacará es para aumentar su capital (compra de lana) que adquirirá de la calle Huyustus y lo comercializará a pedido en diferentes mercados. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar a su familia, pues ella es casada y tiene cuatro hijos.

Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta los ahorros

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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

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 73
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,627,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of 30 De Diciembre Group's $2,650 loan helped a member to buy agave fibers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2011
Listed
Jul 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011