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Inti Raymi Colca Group
In this Group: Hilda, Agustina , Maria, Jael, Juana, Jeanneth Amparo, Willam, Maria Esther, Henry, Bertha , Eugenia
The "INTI RAYMI COLCA" Communal Bank is composed of 11 members—nine women and two men—who earn their livings in different ways.

The president of the bank is Agustina, who has been a widow for several years. Agustina works selling vegetables. She sells corn at her stand, which is located in one of Cochabamba's largest markets.

This loan is her first with the institution, and Agustina is going to use it to purchase construction materials for the refurbishment and construction of her residence. Her reason for requesting this loan is that she wants her family to be more comfortable.

Agustina is facing challenges in her business like competition and having to get up early to buy her vegetables. She is going to use her profits to continue buying materials for her house. She is happy and grateful to the institution for the support it has provided.
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El Banco de Emprendimiento INTI RAYMI COLCA está compuesta por once integrantes de los cuales nueve son mujeres y dos varones que se dedican a distintas actividades, la presidenta del banco es la Sra. Agustina en viuda hace ya varios años, la Sra. Agustina se dedica a la venta de verduras ella vende choclos en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en uno de los mercados más grandes de Cochabamba, este préstamo es el primero dentro de la institución, la Sra. Agustina va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de material de construcción para la refacción y construcción de su vivienda su razón para solicitar este préstamo es que quiere brindar mayor comodidad a su familia, la Sra. Agustina enfrenta retos en su negocio que el tener que levantarse temprano para comprar sus verduras y la competencia y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir comprando cosas para su vivienda, se siente feliz ya agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

Additional Information

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,714,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Inti Raymi Colca Group's $4,400 loan helped a member to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013