A loan of $4,125 helped a member purchase merchandise.


Luz Y Vida Group's story

The "Luz y Vida" Association belongs to Alto Lima center in the 16 de julio district of the city of El alto. The group was created by 14 members who have worked together with Pro-Mujer for approximately one year. The majority of the women are married with large families.

Members of the group participate in a variety of activities. Some own neighborhood stores, while others sell chompas (traditional sweaters), spare parts for vehicles, signs and stationary supplies. Juan Carlos owns a repair shop for electrical items. The Luz y Vida Asociation needs to purchase merchandise to increase their sales so that they can earn higher incomes and support their families.

In this group: Julieta, Maria , Palacio Paulina, Maria, Isabel Mery, Virginia , Beatriz, Nora, Jenny Marisol, Alejandra, Juan Carlos, Margarita, Susana, Estefani

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Priya Bapat


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