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Señora Francisca makes a living by selling groceries (flour, noodles, bread, soft drinks, beer, sweets, detergent, etc.). She started her store when she was very young, and now that it is better stocked, she is requesting a loan to buy another display case and to fill it with merchandise to sell. She has 3 children, which is why she is at home every day and why she had the idea to start a kiosk. She is a very enterprising woman. She previously sold used clothing in the Los Lotes markets. It didn't go very well, but she didn't lose hope, and now she is the owner of her own business. She is very thankful to the organization for the support they have given her.
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La Sra. Francisca se dedica a la venta de abarrotes (harina, fideo, pan. Soda, cerveza. Dulces, detergentes y otros, empezó su tienda desde muy pequeñita ahora ya esta mas surtida el crédito que solicito es para comprar otro estante y llenarlo de mercadería para la venta, Ella tiene 3 hijos por los cuales ella esta todo el día en casa de donde le surgió la idea de poner un kiosco. Ella es una mujer muy emprendedora anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de ropa de medio uso en el mercado Los Lotes donde no le fue muy bien pero no se desanimo y ahora es dueña de su propia venta, esta muy agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 154
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Francisca to buy a display case.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2010
Oct 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011