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Ms. Yolanda has been selling groceries for the past 5 years. She lives with her family members and every day from 6AM to 10PM she's at her store selling soft drinks, crackers, candy, noodles, sugar, mild, and other first necessity products. She is using the loan to buy more products since the holidays are coming up and her sales will increase. She needs to purchase fizzy drinks, toys and other things people look for at this time of the year.
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La Señora Yolanda se dedica a la venta de abarrotes desde hace cinco años, ella vive en casa de familiares, todos los dias desde las 6:00 am hasta las 22:00 tiene su tienda abierta, tiene variedad de mercaderia desde gaseosas, galletas, dulces, fideos, azucar, leche, etc. productos que son primordiales para el hogar, ella piensa invertir el prestamo en la compra de más productos puesto que por estas fiestas de fin de año es cuando más vende y necesita llenar su tienda con bebidas gaseosas, juguetes y otros que son solicitados en estas fechas.

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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
  • 130
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,230,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Yolanda purchase of products for reselling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2009
Dec 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011