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Amistad Por Siempre Group
In this Group: Juana, Daniel Raul, Gilma Rosario, Maria Esther*, Prima, Jhovanna, Rosa, Maria, Karina Shirley, Celia Arminda*, Oscar Norberto
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This is a group that is very responsible about their payments, which they were able to repay in three months. They live in different regions, but their businesses are in the same place, the Santa Barbara Market in the area south of Cochambamba. Nevertheless, the women know each other well because they have been sales colleagues for many years.

Currently the market where they sell is half built, and it does not have a lot of the necessities like sewers or portable water, etc.

Their group is called Amistad Por Siempre. Their Communal Bank is in their fourth cycle. Their executive board is maD. up of the following:

Rosa is the president. She is very responsible and the leader of the group. She has three children, but she currently only lives with one as the other two are independent. She is married. She sells slippers in the above mentioned market. Her husband is a mechanic.

Juana is the treasurer. She is very responsible and knows how to handle money. She is married and has one child. She sells food in her own home as well as in the Santa Barbara market. The loan is to increase capital.

Karina is the secretary. She is single, and does not have children. She sells breakfast in the same market where her colleagues sell. The loan is for capital.
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Es un grupo muy responsables en sus pagos que se pudo recuperar despues D. 3 meses viven en diferentes zonas,pero que sus negocios estan en un mismo lugar que es el Mercado D. Santa Barbara D. la zona sud D. Cochabamba sin embargo las señoras se conocen bien ya que son compañeras D. venta durante muchos años; actualmente el mercado donD. ellas realizan su actividad comercial se encuentra a medio construir y no cuentan con muchas necesidades por ejemplo D. alcantarillados, agua potable, etc. Su grupo se llama "AMISTAD POR SIEMPRE", donD., el Banco D. Emprendimiento esta en su 4º Ciclo.La mesa directiva esta conformada la siguiente manera: como presidenta, la señora Rosa ,ella es muy responsable y lider D. su grupo, tiene 3 hijos, pero que actualmente esta viviendo solo con uno ya que los otros 2 son independientes, es casada ella venD. chinelas en el mercado ya mencionado y su esposo es mecanico. Como tesorera esta la socia Juana, quien es muy responsable y conocedora del manejo del efectivo tiene 1 hijo es casada, ella venD. comida en su propio domicilio como tambien en el mercado Santa Barbara, el credito lo utiliza para aumento D. capital. Como secretaria esta la socia Karina es soltera no tiene hijos,trabaja vendiendo desayunos en el mismo mercado que venden sus compañeras , el credito lo utiliza para capital.

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About Emprender

Emprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.

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
  • 154
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,650,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Amistad Por Siempre Group's $3,550 loan helped a member increase capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2009
Nov 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010