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Flor De Azucena Group
In this Group: Brigida, Jorge Luis, Dorotea, Lorenza, Lucia, Benita, Flora, Felisa, Tiburcia, Enriqueta, Monica Graciela
Forty year old Brígida Fernández gets up very early two times a week to purchase goods in Desaguadero because the prices are lower. She sells plastic goods such as swimwear, containers, plates, cups, and other goods. She has been in this business for 12 years. At the start it was difficult to get the business off the ground, but little by little it has been generating income that permits her to grow and improve the business. With this same enthusiasm, today she needs another loan to continue buying goods, specifically plastic containers. Brígida has belonged to the Pro Mujer family for 9 years, but for various reasons her group has changed. Currently and for the last 2 years she is in the Flor de Azucena group. This group holds its meetings in the Centro Focal Panamericana.

Just like Brígida, the other members of the group have different businesses such as selling vegetables, dry foods, sewing skirts and aprons, and weaving blankets.

All the members of this group need the loan to buy merchandise, supplies, and raw materials.

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Brígida Fernández de 40 años dos días a la semana se levanta muy temprano para adquirir su mercadería en Desaguadero, porque los precios son menores, ella vende productos de plástico como bañadores, tachos, platos, vasos y otros, esta en el rubro hace 12 años, al inicio le costo levantar su negocio, pero poco a poco ha ido generando ingresos que le permita crecer y mejorar su negocio, con ese mismo entusiasmo hoy necesita otro préstamo para seguir comprando mercadería específicamente tachos. Brígida pertenece a la familia de Pro Mujer hace 9 años, pero por diferentes razones ha ido cambiando de grupo, actualmente esta en el grupo Flor de Azucena hace 2 años, este grupo realiza sus reuniones en el Centro Focal Panamericana.
Al igual que Brígida las demás integrantes del grupo cuentan con diferentes negocios como la venta de verduras, alimentos secos, costura de polleras (falda), mandiles y tejido de mantas.
Todas la integrantes de este grupo necesitan el préstamo para la compra de mercadería, insumos y materia prima.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Flor De Azucena Group's $2,675 loan helped a member purchase merchandise, supplies, and raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 9, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010