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Maritza lives in Alto Lima district. She is from a humble family. She has two small children and her husband works in a technical field independently. Maritza belongs to the “Santiago Querido” communal bank. The loan she received was used to increase her working capital. She sells quilts and bed sets in the doorways of buildings which host events such as weddings, graduations, baptisms, etc. She also used part of the money to refurbish one of the front walls of her house. Maritza is very responsible in her obligations and has better prospects for improving her living conditions in the future.
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La señora Maritza vive en la zona de Alto Lima el es de familia humilde tiene dos hijos pequeños su esposo trabaja en el área técnica independientemente. La señora pertenece al banco de emprendimiento Santiago Querido, el crédito desembolsado lo destino al aumento de capital ella vende colchas y camas en las puertas de los locales de fiestas como ser matrimonios, graduaciones, bautizos y otros, también utilizo parte de ello a una refacción de su casita en un muro, muy responsable con sus obligaciones cuenta con mejores expectativas para poder lograr mejorar condiciones de vida a futuro

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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
  • 209
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  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maritza to increase working capital and infrastructure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2010
Nov 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011