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Total loan: $3,425
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Estrellas Del Mar Group

Bolivia
La Paz / El Alto, Bolivia / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $3,425 helped a member purchase of raw materials.


Estrellas Del Mar Group's story

For approximately 3 years, Raquel Evelyn Faride E. A., age 57, has made chocolates in her home. She says it is a business that has sweetened her life. She needs the loan in order to buy the raw materials required to make chocolates, such as cacao, sugar, and food coloring.

The remaining members of the Estrellas del Mar (Starfish) group have various production, service, and retail businesses. All of them want to improve their earnings. Sitting at the directors’ table they carry out their meeting in accordance with their by-laws.

In this group: Raquel Evelyn Faride, Gaby, Edith Josefa, Flora, Zenobia, Ivana Delina, Yenifer Leisi, Doris Janett, Silvia Andrea, Helen Alejandra, Gabriela*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rick & Pat Brown


Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Pro Mujer

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Pro Mujer