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Total loan: $5,650
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Amigas Por Siempre - 26 Group

Bolivia
La Paz, Bolivia / Sewing

A loan of $5,650 helped a member to buy fabric.


Amigas Por Siempre - 26 Group's story

The AMIGAS POR SIEMPRE – 26 communal bank is made up of eight members, five women and three men. THey work in different activities. The president of the bank is Lupe. She is 28. She has two children who are school aged. She has worked making clothing for several years. She makes work clothes and overalls. Her workshop is in her house. located in the Achachicala area. Lupe is going to use this loan to buy fabric wholesale to make clothing. Her reason for asking for this loan is to increase her investment capital, since she has contracts with businesses to which she delivers the finished product. She also delivers to different markets where they sell work clothes. Lupe faces challenges in her business, such as increasing her income. She is going to use her profits to invest in buying sewing materials to make good quality clothing and thus have more orders from her customers. Lupe is a very hardworking person who is happy and grateful to the institution for the support it has given.

In this group: Carla Monica, Giovana Rosa, Lupe, Luis Silvestre, Douglas Humberto, Ana Teresa, Oscar Armando, Rosario
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: April 10, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: April 10, 2013