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Maria Elena
Sra. Maria Elena is married and has two school-age children. She has a neighborhood store that she has managed out of her mother’s home, where she lives, for 22 years. Maria Elena also works as a school teacher and has time for both jobs. She is a hard worker and a long-time client of Emprender.


Maria Elena has demonstrated that she is very responsible with her payments. She participated in three loan cycles with a group and is now on her second individual loan. With this money, she will buy a variety of products to restock her store and provide better service to her customers. She is extremely grateful to Emprender and Kiva for trusting her by providing this loan.

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LA SEÑORA MARIA ELENA, ESTA CASADA TIENE 2 HIJOS QUE SE ENCUENTRAN EN EDAD ESCOLAR TIENE UNA TIENDA DE BARRIO EN SU DOMICILIO DESDE HACE 22 AÑOS, EN LA CASA DE SU MAMA DONDE ELLA TAMBIEN VIVE, TAMBIEN TRABAJA DE PROFESORA, SE DA TIEMPO PARA LAS DOS ACTIVIDADES, ES MUY TRABAJADORA, LA SEÑORA MARIA ELENA ES MUY ANTIGUA EN LA INTITUCION, DONDE HA DEMOSTRADO SER MUY RESPONSABLE EN SUS PAGOS, EN GRUPOS ESTA EN SU TERCER CICLO Y EN CREDITO INDIVIDUAL ESTA EN SU SEGUNDO CREDITO. CON EL DINERO DEL CREDITO COMPRARA VARIEDAD DE PRODUCTOS PARA SURTIR SU TIENDA Y BRINDAR UN MEJOR SERVICIO A SUS CLIENTES, ESTA MUY AGRADECIDA CON EMPRENDER Y KIVA POR LA CONFIANZA BRINDADA EN LA OTORGACION DEL CREDITO.

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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
  • 198
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,410,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Maria Elena purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 10, 2010
Listed
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011