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Yungueñitas 27 Group
In this Group: Sergio, Paulina, Maribel, Nancy, Victoria, Ruth Rocio, Alisson, Hector
The communal bank Yungueñitas 27 is made up of 8 members of whom 6 are women and 2 are men working in various activities.

The president of the bank is Paulina. She is 68 years old, married with adult children. She works weaving alpaca sweaters and blankets for women. She has her workshop and home in the area of Pedro, Domingo Murrillo.

This loan is her first sequence with the institution. Paulina is going to use this loan to buy wholesale alpaca wool for weaving her sweaters and blankets as at this time she has many sales and also sales deliveries to various markets in the city of El Alto.

Her reason for asking for this loan is to build up working capital. Paulina faces challenges in her business such as supplying her merchandise and she is going to use the loan proceeds to continue buying wholesale materials to weave her sweaters.
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El Banco de Emprendimiento YUNGUEÑITAS 27 está compuesto por ocho integrantes de los cuales seis son mujeres y dos varones que se dedican a distintas actividades, la presidenta del banco es la Sra. Paulina tiene 68 años, casada con hijos ya independientes, ella se dedica a tejido de chompas y mantas de Alpaca para la mujeres, tiene su taller y domicilio en la zona de Pedro, Domingo Murrillo , este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Paulina va a usar este préstamo para la compra de lana de alpaca por mayor para el tejido de sus chompas y mantas ya que por esta fechas tiene mucha venta también entrega pedidos a los distintos mercados de la ciudad de El Alto, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incremento de capital de trabajo, la Sra. Paulina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son surtir su mercadería y va a utilizar los beneficios e seguir comprando por mayor sus materiales para el tejido de sus chompas.

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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 Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,679,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Yungueñitas 27 Group's $3,275 loan helped a member to buy wholesale alpaca wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013