A loan helped a member to buy chickens in bulk.


Castillo Group's story

A.C. “Castillo” will start its thirtieth cycle in Pro Mujer, as part of the focal center Alto Lima, it has ten members and it is lead by a board with Bernadina as president. The loan obtained will benefit small micro entrepreneurs where Bernadine is a member.

Currently she has a business selling food (roasted chickens), she explains that she learned this business on her own initiative several years ago.

The loan requested will be used to increase the capital to purchase chickens in bulk, which she will buy in the wholesalers in La Paz city and later on she will prepare and sell in her sales area.

This way of working allows her to generate an income to support her family economically, since she lives in an open partnership and has two children.

In this group: Bernardina , Janeth Gladys , Wilma Noemi , Rocio , Rosimery Angelica , Vivi , Nilda Ysidora, Rolando Wado, Catalina, Noemi Olga

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura de FranciscoCampillo.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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