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Huayna Potosi Group
In this Group: Maxima, Ana Rogelia, Gumercinda , Eugenia, Virginia, Miriam, Ruth, Venancia *, Vergenia Gregoria, Teresa
* not pictured
The “HUAYNA POTOSI” communal bank will begin its third cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Panamericana center. The group is made up of ten members and directed by a board of directors. Maxima serves as the president. The members have different businesses, including promotional product sales, bread sales, food sales, snack sales, awayo knitting, meat, potatoes, and chuño.

This loan will help their small businesses, including Maxima’s. She has been with Pro Mujer for two cycles and joined on the invitation of a promoter who visited her in her home. She sells cattle and started this business a few years ago on her parent’s recommendation.

She will use the money from this loan to buy livestock in the provincial fairs and sell it on order. This work will allow her to generate income to support her household. She is in a common law marriage and has two children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she says that she likes the training in health and financing.

Venancia is not shown in the photograph because she had to go to the doctor.
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La A.C. “HUAYNA POTOSI” iniciará el tercer ciclo en Pro Mujer, como parte del Centro Focal de Panamericana, está compuesta por diez integrantes y está dirigida por una mesa directiva donde la señora Máxima es la Presidenta. Los negocios que las integrantes de la asociación comunal llevan adelante son variados entre ellos existen: venta de productos de promoción, venta de pan, venta de comida, venta de golosinas, tejido de awayos, venta de carne, venta de papa y chuño.

El crédito que sacaran beneficiara a pequeñas microempresarias donde la señora Máxima es integrante, ella indica que hace dos ciclos que integra Pro Mujer, ingresando por invitación de una promotora de la institución que le fue a visitar a su casa. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de venta de ganado y de carne, negocio que implemento hace varios años a recomendación de sus padres.

El crédito que ahora sacará es para el aumento de capital (compra de ganado) que adquirirá de las ferias provinciales y posteriormente lo comercializará a pedido. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para mantener en lo posible a su hogar pues ella vive en unión libre y tiene dos hijos.

Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta las capacitaciones del área de salud y crédito.

En la fotografía no se encuentra la señora Venancia ya que tuvo que pasar al consultorio médico.

Additional Information

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 Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Huayna Potosi Group's $5,050 loan helped a member to buy livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013