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Suma Sartawi Group
In this Group: Leonor Zulma, Mary Cruz, Amalia, Delia Remedios, Maria , Francisca, Gisela, Maria, Lourdes, Fabiana, Oocar Javier , Cristina
The A.C. SUMA SARTAWI will begin its first cycle with Pro Mujer here as part of the Centro Juan Pablo. It has 12 members and is led by an executive committee headed by Amalia. Members of this communal bank work in various businesses, some of which are the sale of rugs, food sales, beef offal sales, creating dolls from cloth, selling sweets, selling dolls, driving, making handicraft items, weaving blankets by hand or machine, sewing baby clothes, and a general store.

Amalia tells us that this is her first cycle with Pro Mujer and that her neighbors extended an invitation. She has been in the business of selling food for the last few years, which she learned from her sister-in-law.

She is asking for this loan in order to supply her business, buying vegetables, potatoes, noodles, oil, and other items that she will buy at the market and later prepare and sell with the help of her husband. This form of work allows her income where it's possible in order to support her family, as she lives with her husband and 2 children. When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she said she likes the office.
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La A.C. “SUMA SARTAWI” iniciará su primer ciclo en Pro Mujer, como parte del Centro Juan Pablo, está compuesta por doce integrantes y está dirigida por una mesa directiva encabezada por la señora Amalia. Los negocios que las integrantes de la asociación comunal llevan adelante son variados entre ellos tenemos: venta de alfombras, venta de comida, venta de menudencias de vaca, producción de juguetes de tela, comercio de dulces, venta de muñecas, chofer, producción de artesanías, macramé en mantas, tejido de ropa de bebe a máquina, tejido de manta a máquina, tienda de barrio.

La señora Amalia indica que es la primera vés que integra Pro Mujer por invitación de la promoción y de sus vecinas. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio venta de comida que viene hace años, el mismo lo aprendió de su cuñada.

El crédito que ahora sacará es para aumentar su mercadería (compra de verduras, papa, fideo, aceite, etc.), que adquirirá de las ferias y posterior a la elaboración lo comercializa con la ayuda de su esposo. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar en lo posible a su familia, pues ella vive en concubinato y tiene y tiene dos hijos.

Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta el consultorio.

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
  • 203
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Suma Sartawi Group's $4,800 loan helped a member to buy fruit, noodles, potatoes, oil, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2011
Listed
Sep 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012