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Azucar Y Canela Group
In this Group: Elsa Beatriz, Guadalupe, Ema, Paola Maribel, Maritza, Bernardo, Carolina Maribel, Jose Luis
Azucar y Canela communal bank comprise eight members, six women and two men, who do a variety of work. Guadalupe, 41, is the group's president and has two children. She makes and sells chocolates of different types as a street vendor, going to offices, fairs, and markets to sell her merchandise. This is her first loan cycle with the institution. She will use the loan to buy molds to make chocolate designs. Guadalupe will use her profits to buy more supplies, since this is a great selling season, and she will be able to earn more money. She is pleased with and thankful for the opportunity the funding represents.
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El Banco de Emprendimiento AZUCAR Y CANELA está compuesto por ocho integrantes de los cuales seis son mujeres y dos varónes, que se dedican a distintas actividades, la presidenta del banco es la señora Guadalupe tiene 41 años tiene 2 hijos, ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta de chocolates con distintos diseños, ella vende sus productos de manera ambulante visitando distintas oficinas y ferias y mercados ofreciendo sus productos, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la señora Guadalupe va a usar este préstamo para la compra de moldes para los diseños de los chocolates, la señora Guadalupe va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando insumos ya que esta época es donde tiene buena venta y de esta manera genera buenos ingresos, se siente feliz y agradecida por esta oportunidad que le brindan en la otorgación del crédito.

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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
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,286,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Azucar Y Canela Group's $2,750 loan helped a member to buy molds to make chocolates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014