A loan of $3,075 helped a member to purchase merchandise..


Agua De La Vida Group's story

The association named “Life Water” has been part of the Pro-Mujer family for approximately ten years; it belongs to the main center Los Andes, located in the city of El Alto. Currently it includes twelve members and they have shown to be an organized group when it comes to their loan payments and internal activities. The founder of the group is Susi Díaz; she created this group with friends and family. Within the group the majority of the members are married women with children, almost all school aged and also university students. The group’s businesses are diverse, for example, Verónica dedicates herself to the sale of clothing for babies, Susi makes and sells food, Martha has a bookstore, Juan José is a mechanic, Alejandro offers Internet services, and Alicia sells CDs in markets in the city. They need capital to purchase wholesale merchandise to improve their earnings and fulfill their obligations to their families.

In this group: Veronica, Froilan*, Margarita, Alicia, Juan Jose*, Rosmery, Susy, Lourdes, Alejandro, Martha, Emma, Mayerlin
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariela Cedeño


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