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Sartasiñani Group
In this Group: Antonia, Jaanette Marlene, Victoria, Sofia Francisca, Jhovana , Maria Antonia , Rosmery, Valentina, Cecilia
The comunal bank "SARTASIÑANI" is beginning its sixth cycle in the Pro Mujer program at the Collpani social center. The group is comprised of nine members and its board of directors is chaired by Mrs. Antonia. The members of the group run different businesses, among which are: cell phone sales, cleaning utensils sales, telephone calling service, butcher, store, detergent sales and grocery sales.

Mrs. Antonia has participated in Pro Mujer for three years and joined the institution by invitation from her daughter. Currently she runs a neighborhood store that she began several years ago, having learned the trade from her mother.

The loan she has requested is to increase her working capital to buy canned goods from wholesale dealers at La Ceja. She will then sell them at her store. This will allow her to generate more income to support her family. She is married and has six children.

When asked what she enjoys most about Pro Mujer, she says it is the savings and interest rate.
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La A.C. “SARTASIÑANI” iniciará su sexto ciclo en Pro Mujer, como parte del centro focal Collpani, está compuesta por nueve integrantes y está dirigida por una mesa directiva encabezada por la señora Antonia. Los negocios que las integrantes de la asociación comunal llevan adelante son variados entre ellos tenemos: punto viva, venta de utensilios de limpieza, centro de llamadas, carnicería, tienda, venta de detergentes, venta de abarrotes.

La señora Antonia, indica que es el tercer año que trabaja en Pro Mujer y que integro la institución por invitación de su hija. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de tienda de barrio que viene trabajando hace años, aprendiendo el mismo de su madre.

El crédito que ahora sacará es para aumentar su capital (compra de conservas) que comprara de la Ceja, de las mayoristas y posteriormente a la elaboración lo venderá en su espacio de venta. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar a su familia, pues ella es casada y tiene seis hijos.

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

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
  • 199
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,040,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sartasiñani Group's $2,875 loan helped a member to buy canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 1, 2011
Listed
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2012