A loan helped a member to buy vegetables wholesale.


Las Sorateñas Group's story

The “Las Sorateñas” communal bank, as a part of the Collpani agency, is made up of eight members and led by a board of directors, of which Carmen is the president.

Carmen is 44 years old, married and has four years. She has a vegetable selling business, and with her loan she will buy vegetables wholesale. She will acquire them from wholesalers in the city of La Paz, and later sell them in her sales stall. this work allows her to generate resources to support her family financially. Her goal is to expand her business.

Carmen is asking for trust to be put into her communal bank again.

Note.- only the board of directors is in the photo.

In this group: Wendy Elizabeth, Patricia, Maxima, Reyna Betty, Lidia Angelica, Luis David, Monica, Carmen

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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