A loan of $3,850 helped a member to buy merchandize.

Illimani Group's story

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.

In this group: Hilaria, Esther, Valentina, Tomasa, Marcela, Celsa, Eulogia, Patricia Blanca, Nora, Virginia, Cecilia Marlene, Juan, Sorca , Eloya
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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