A loan of $5,825 helps a member to expand her business.


02-America Group's story

The communal bank "02 America" ​​is part of the 'Agencia 3 de Mayo, is composed of eight members who are friends and is directed by a board of directors where Verónica is the President.

The loan requested will benefit a small micro-entrepreneurs group of which Verónica is a member. At present, she has a business selling clothing (gloves, pants, jackets, sweaters, blouses), at her stall in the Villa Fatima area. She says that she started this business on her own initiative twenty years ago.

The loan will be used to increase capital, to purchase (gloves, pants, jackets, sweaters, wholesale blouses) that she will acquire from the wholesale sellers of the City of La Paz to make and sell clothes.

This type of work allows her to generate economic resources. She is 42 years old, single and has five children. Her aspirations are to expand her business, to live peacefully together with her family and to have they need.

In this group: Yaneth Yersi, Martha Virginia, Yesica, Manuela, Walter Antonio, Veronica, Matilde Irene, Luisa

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Martinez-Piszko.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams






Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.