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Samuel M. is a humble person who has a small business making and selling food. His specialty is silpancho, which is breaded meat served with potatoes, salad, rice, and a fried egg. He only works with Emprender. He is also expanding his business and will soon serve lunch. He has a cook and he attends to his small business personally. It is open from noon until nighttime, which gives him time to study because he wants to be a teacher.
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Samuel M. es una persona humilde que atiende un pequeño negocio de venta de comida, su especialidad es la atencion con el Silpancho que es un apanado de carne con papa, ensalada, arroz, y huevo frito, el solamente trabaja con Emprender, ademas el esta ampliando el negocio y proximamente atendera almuerzo, tiene una cocinera y el atiende personalmente su pequeño negocio, el cual esta abierto en horario de medio día y por la noche lo que le da tiempo para estudiar, el quiere ser profesor.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,292,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Samuel he will invest in the construction of a bathroom for his business and will buy a sink and a toilet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2009
Jul 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010