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Sabina Martha
Señora Sabina has a business making clothing for children out of soft fabrics such as fleece. She lives in the Pura Pura area and has one daughter. Her husband is the one who makes the clothing, and they also hire a machine operator during times when there is a lot of demand. After the clothing is made, Sabina goes out to sell them on both a wholesale and retail basis at one of the busiest markets in our city. It is located on Buenos Aires Avenue, and she sells the clothing from 5:30-10:00 a.m. The clothing is of good quality, and the business is doing well. Every once in awhile, Sabina updates her machines so her clothing will have a good finish.
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La Señora Sabina,tiene como negocio la confeccion de ropa para niños en telas suaves como por ejemplo la tela polar, vive en la zona de pura pura, tiene una hija, el esposo es quien realiza la confeccion de las prendas y tambien llegan a contratar algún operario en epocas donde hay bastante demanda, luego de confeccionar las prendas la señora va a venderlas por mayor y menor a uno de los mercados mas concurridos de nuestra ciudad ubicado en la avenida buenos aires donde pofrece las prendas desde las 5:30 hasta las 10:00 de la mañana, su prendas son de buena calidad, el negocio se proyecta bien a futuro, la señora cada cierto tiempo va renovando sus maquinas lo que hace que sus prendas tengan un buen acabado.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 200
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Sabina Martha to purchase fabric and machinery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2009
Jan 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010