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Santisima Trinidad Group
In this Group: Saby, Hilda, Elmer, Adelina, Fidelia , Lidia, Leocadia, Segundo Gregorio
The "SANTISIMA TRINIDAD" communal bank is composed of 8 members, all of which have different activities. The president of the communal bank is Lidia. She is 30 years old and has three children aged 4, 6 and 9. Her business is selling food. She has been selling fried fish for a long time now. She sells from her sales spot which is located in her house in the Senkata neighborhood.

This is her second loan with the Institute. Lidia will use it to bu the supplies to make the fish like chuño (freeze dried potato), potatoes and corn wholesale. The challenges that Lidia faces is competition as there are many small businesses in her area that sell meals. She will use the profits to continue buying ingredients to make her tasty meals. She is pleased and grateful for the opportunity being presented to her.
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El banco de emprendimiento SANTISIMA TRINIDAD, está compuesto por ocho integrantes seis mujeres y un varón, todas ellas se dedican a distintas actividades, la presidenta del banco es la señora Lidia, tiene 30 años y tres hijos de 4,6 y 9 años, ella se dedica a la venta de comida ella vende pescado frito desde hace mucho tiempo se dedica a esta actividad, vende en su puesto de venta que se encuentra que se encuentran ubicado en su mismo domicilio que es en la zona de Senkata, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la señora Lidia va a usar este préstamo para la compra de insumos para la elaboración del pescado como chuño, papa y maíz al por mayor, la señora Lidia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia ya que en la zona hay muchas pensiones que se dedican a la venta de comida, ella va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando insumos para preparar sus riquísimos platillos, se siente feliz y agradecida por esta oportunidad que le brindan.

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About Emprender

Emprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.

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
  • 140
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Santisima Trinidad Group's $3,275 loan helped a member to buy supplies to prepare and sell fried fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014