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Silvia Eugenia
Silvia lives in the town of El Torno. She was born in Chuquisaca department but came to live in the city of Santa Cruz twenty years ago. Her husband provides a taxi service in the city of Santa Cruz. He has been in this business for 4 years. Silvia has three young, school-age children. Both she and her husband have to work to support their family since their incomes sometimes don't stretch far enough.

Silvia will use her loan to buy clothes so that she can increase her working capital. During the end-of-year season, demand for her products is high which means that she can save a little money. Silvia is a very hard-working person and she is grateful to our institution for the support she receives.
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La Sra. Silvia vive en el municipio de el Torno, es nacida en el departamento de Chuquisaca, hace unos 20 años que se vino a vivir a la ciudad de santa cruz, su esposo brinda el servicio de taxi en la ciudad de santa cruz, hace unos 4 años que esta en este rubro, tienen tres hijos pequeños que se encuentran en edad escolar, por lo que tienen que trabajar los dos para sostener a su familia ya que sus ingresos a veces no les alcanza, el destino del crédito solicitado es para comprar ropa y asi poder incrementar el capital de trabajo, ya que por fin de año la demanda de productos es alta y esta época ella puede ahorrase algo de dinero, es una persona muy trabajadora, esta 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
  • 131
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,237,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Silvia Eugenia to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2010
Dec 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011