Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Gregoria
View original language description ↓
Gregoria Q. Mamani wakes up very early each morning in order to prepare her business for the day ahead. Her business is located in the Prefectura area within the city of El Alto. By 6:00 a.m., has set up her booth and has already begun to attend to her customers. Gregoria is the owner of her business in which she prepares and sells breakfast. She offers sandwiches, smoothies, teas, mate (a traditional herbal tea drink) and coffee among other foods. Previously, Gregoria sold food from her booth along dangerous Buenos Aires Ave. in the city of La Paz. Today, she works from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in a safer neighborhood. She is well known by her neighbors for her perseverance and consistency. Gregoria needs capital to offer a greater variety of food to her customers, primarily hot foods such as sandwiches and appetizers. She would also like to invest in goods for her kitchen such as pots, pans and storage containers in order to provide a greater level of service to her customers
Only this way can she ensure her 4 year-old son’s future. He has accompanied her to work since birth.
Loan amount: $1000

Translated from Spanish by Christian Garcia, Kiva Volunteer.


















Gregoria Q. Mamani, despierta muy temprano por la mañana con el fin de preparar su negocio, ubicado en cercanías de la Prefectura de la ciudad de El Alto. A las 6 de la mañana ya esta instalado su puesto, y comienza a atender a sus comensales.
Gregoria es dueña de un puesto de venta de desayunos, donde vende gran variedad de sándwiches, e infusiones, te, mates, café y otros.
Anteriormente Gregoria atendía el mismo puesto, pero trabajaba solo de noche en la Av. Buenos Aires de la ciudad de La Paz, ubicada en una zona muy peligrosa de esta urbe.
Hoy en día Gregoria trabaja de 6 de la mañana a 8 de la noche en un barrio seguro y donde ya es muy conocida por su perseverancia y constancia en este negocio.
Gregoria necesita de capital para poder variar su menú, principalmente en lo que respecta a la comida caliente, como sándwiches y bocaditos que ofrece, también precisa invertir en menaje de cocina, como ollas, calderas, vajilla y otros que le permitan una mejor atención a su clientela.
Solo de esta manera ella podrá asegurar el futuro de su hijo de 4 años que la acompaña a trabajar desde muy temprano.
Crédito: $1000

About Bolivia

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 85
    View loans »
    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,370,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.6
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Gregoria gregoria needs capital to offer a greater variety of food to her customers, primarily hot foods such as sandwiches and appetizers. She would also like to invest in goods for her kitchen such as pots, pans and storage containers in order to provide a greater level of service to her customers Only this way can she ensure her 4 year-old son’s future. He has accompanied her to work since birth.

Gregoria necesita de capital para poder variar su menú, principalmente en lo que respecta a la comida caliente, como sándwiches y bocaditos que ofrece, también precisa invertir en menaje de cocina, como ollas, calderas, vajilla y otros que le permitan una mejor atención a su clientela. Solo de esta manera ella podrá asegurar el futuro de su hijo de 4 años que la acompaña a trabajar desde muy temprano.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 9, 2007
Listed
Oct 26, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 9, 2008