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In this Group: Hilaria, Esther, Valentina, Tomasa, Marcela, Celsa, Eulogia, Patricia Blanca, Nora, Virginia, Cecilia Marlene, Juan, Sorca , Eloya
Hilaria A. is the president of the“illimani” association in the Focal Villa Adela center, in the city of El Alto. Along with many of her fellow members, she needs to increase her income to support her family. Hilaria has five children, and with her husband, four years ago they have been selling automobile parts, and have a little stall in the taquiña intersection (El Alto). Other members are artisans, they knit blankets, and they also sell plastic goods, clothing, furniture, apples and other items. The Altiplano association needs to increase their capital to have variety and increase their merchandize. It is the only way that they can generate the necessary income to fulfill the needs of their families.
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Hilaria A. es la presidenta de la asociación “illimani” del centro Focal Villa Adela, en la ciudad de El Alto, ella al igual que muchas de sus compañeras necesita elevar sus ingresos para llevar el sustento a su familia, Hilaria tiene cinco hijos, junto a su esposo hace cuatro años se dedican a la venta de repuestos para automóviles, tienen un puesto en el cruce taquiña (El Alto). Otras de las socias son artesanas, realizan tejidos de mantas, también venden artículos de plástico, ropa, muebles, manzanas y otros. La asociación Altiplano necesita incrementar su capital para poder variar e incrementar su mercadería, solo de esta manera podrán generar la clase de ingresos que se necesita para satisfacer las necesidades de sus familias.

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Illimani Group's $3,850 loan helped a member to buy merchandize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010