Total loan: $1,400

Margaritas De Tilata Ii Group

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El Alto, La Paz Department, Bolivia / Food

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Margaritas De Tilata Ii Group's story

The “Margarita de Tilata II” communal bank will start its first cycle in Pro Mujer as part of the Santiago II Focal Center. It has seven members led by a governing board presided over by Basilia. The communal bank members carry out a variety of commercial activities among which we have grocery store, Internet access services, food sales, macramé weaving, clothes sales, games sales, blanket weaving, necktie and apron making. The loan they’ll take out will benefit microbusinesses one of which is Basilia’s. She indicates that this is the first time she’s joined Pro Mujer having been invited to do so by one of the institution’s promoters who visited her at home to invite her. She currently has a business selling fried pork. She relates that this enterprise arose from her own initiative because she urgently required income. The loan she’ll take out now is to expand the business (to rent a space for her sales). It will be located in the city of El Alto and she’ll sell prepared food every day there. This way of working makes it possible for her to support her family in the best way possible since she has a spouse and two children. When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she answers that she likes the health services. Elena does not appear in the photo because she had to leave immediately to go to work.