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Maria Maxima
María makes baked goods like breads, cakes, and a variety of pastries. With her income from this activity she is able to maintain her household, which includes her husband and her daughter. Her daughter is a special little girl who was born with some mental retardation. María says this situation was hard for her and her husband, since they have to proviD. lots of patience and love and will have to take care of their daughter for the rest of their lives, but María is a good, hardworking person who's always looking to improve her quality of life and offer better opportunities to her little girl, which is why she was offered a preferential loan. She will use the money to buy supplies at wholesale for creating her delicious goods. She is well known locally for her delicious, high-quality baked goods and has a lot of clients who order from her for birthday parties. She is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the confidence they're placing in her by offering her the loan.
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La Sra. María se dedica a la elaboración D. masas como Pan pasteles tortas y variedad D. masitas, actividad con la que sustenta su hogar que esta conformado por tres integrantes el esposo y su hija la misma que es niña especial ya que nació con retraso mental, cuenta que fue difícil la situación D. su hijita para ella y para su esposo ya que tiene que brindarle mas paciencia y amor y apoyarle toda la vida, pero la Sra. María es buena y muy trabajadora siempre pensando en mejorar la calidad D. su vida y brindar mejores oportunidades a su hijita por lo que se decidió otorgarle la tasa preferencial, Con el dinero del credito comprara insumos po mayor para la elaboracion D. sus riquisimos productos, ella es muy conocida en el lugar por elaborar productos D. buena calidad y riquisimos tiene muchos clientes que le hacen pedidos para fiestas D. cumpleaños, ella esta muy agradecida con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada 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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,310,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Maria Maxima purchase supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010