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Total loan: $4,325
Amistosas De Rio Seco Group
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Cruz, Bolivia / Food
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Amistosas De Rio Seco Group's story
The Amistosas de Rio Seco communal bank is made up of eleven members, of which 9 are women and 2 are men. They work in various activities, such as vehicle upholstery, juice smoothies sales, cell phone cover sales, juice sales, perfume sales, soft drinks sales and clothing sales. They are applying for a loan to expand their businesses. The president of the bank is Yudith, 43. She is married with three children, ages 3, 12 and 15. She has a business selling food. She is a good mother and a generous, understanding, responsible, hardworking woman. She runs her business at her sales location in the area of Torno in the city of Santa Cruz. It has a warm and humid climate, with a temperature which varies between 20 and 35 degrees Celsius during the day. Yudith has tan skin and black hair. She speaks Spanish. She is seated with a pink shirt and a large bag. She shares her life with her husband, who works as a driver, and her children, all of whom are studying in school. She lives in a rented house with running water, electricity, a sewage system and gas. She has a business selling typical food from the area, such as "locro de gallina" (a soup made with chicken, rice, and chopped potatoes), "majadito" (dehydrated meat, rice, fried plantains and eggs), "zonzos en pacumuto" (grilled ground yuca with cheese). All of the dishes are complemented with traditional drinks such as "chicha" (prepared with a corn base) and "somó" (similar to chicha, but it includes boiled corn). This is her first loan with the institution during the ten year she has had this business. Her dream is to have a restaurant. She wishes to expand her business by buying pots and utensils to make her dishes. She will then improve her customer service. She works every day of the week. "I learned to cook at a very young age because I helped my mother," she says. Her dream is to have a restaurant. This is is her first loan with the institution in the ten years she has had this business. For these reasons, Yudith is applying for a loan to buy pots and utensils.