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Estrellas De Tarapaca Group
El Alto, La Paz Department, Bolivia / Arts
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Estrellas De Tarapaca Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped To buy a knitting machine and wool.
Estrellas De Tarapaca Group's story
The 'Estrellas de Tarapaca' (Stars of Tarapaca) community bank is starting its first loan cycle with Pro Mujer, in the Senkata regional office. The group has eight members. The board consists of the president, Evangelina, the treasurer, Zenobia, and the secretary, Ruth. The women's businesses are in commerce, services and also production. The bank's president, Evangelina, lives with her husband and four children. Her business was selling spare parts for cars and iron from a stall. However, she sold her stall and has decided to set up a new business. She will use her loan to buy a knitting machine and wool so that she can knit sweaters and other items and sell them by the dozen in La Ceja de El Alto. Evangelina's husband helps her with her work. When we asked Evangelina what she liked about Pro Mujer she that she likes being able to save.