A loan of $2,850 helped a member to buy noodles, sugar, rice etc.


Cantaloma Group's story

The "Cantaloma" Community Bank is beginning their first cycle with "Pro Mujer" (For Women), in the center of the town of Patacamaya. The group is comprised of ten members and is lead by governing board. Placida is the secretary. The members of this communal association have various businesses, among them a local grocery store, a milk production business, a farm, and buying and selling cattle.
Mrs. Placida said that this is the first time she has worked with "Pro Mujer". She was invited to join this organization by the organizer. For many years she has had a neighborhood store. She learned this business from her sister.
This loan that she is requesting will increase her working capital. She will buy sugar, noodles, etc. She buy these in El Alto and sells them in her community. This work allows her to generate income so that she can support her family. She is single and has one child.
When she was asked, she said that she likes "Pro Mujer". She likes the health education they provide and the easy access to credit.

In this group: Dominga , Pascuala , Placida Flavia , Petrona , Silvia , Celia, Fabiana , Mario , Amalia, Robustiano

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski


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