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Union Progreso Group
In this Group: Sabina, Elizabeth, Arminda, Mary, Emilio, Beatriz, Teodora, Edith, Juana, Gina, Claudia, Jacquelin, Laura
The focal center Senkata can be found located in the city of El Alto, and the association 'Union y Progreso' ('Union and Progress') belongs to it. It is a very nice group, in particular because it works in a very responsible manner and because the members have formed good friendships amongst themselves. The group carries out various activities, for example selling bread, selling jackets, selling clothes and other members of the association are craftswomen who weave.

The association 'Union y Progreso' needs to buy products and/or basic materials to increase their sales so that their earnings will increase for the good of their families.

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En la ciudad de El Alto se encuentra ubicado el centro focal Senkata, a éste pertenece la asociación “Unión Progreso” .Un grupo muy simpático y particular ya que además de trabajar de manera muy responsable, llegaron a formar una muy linda amistad entre ellas. Varias son las actividades del grupo, por ejemplo se dedican a la venta de pan, venta de chamarras, venta de ropa, otros miembros de la asociación son artesanos en tejidos.
La asociación Unión y progreso necesita comprar productos y/o materia prima para ampliar sus ventas, así sus ingresos mejorarían para el bien de sus familias.

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
  • 161
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Union Progreso Group's $2,800 loan helped a member the need to buy products and/or basic materials/Necesita comprar productos y/o materia prima.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2009
Mar 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009