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Leonor lives in the Pacata Alta zone in her mother’s house. She knits by hand. She makes mats and knitted tablecloths. She has a lot of pending orders thanks to the quality of her work. She delivers to several sales points in markets. She has four children and is divorced. She is both mother and father to her children since she supports her household by herself through her work. She is very hard working and dedicated to her children.

She will use the loan to buy working materials, like wool in different colors and textures, because she has several orders pending.

She is grateful to the institution for the support provided.
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La Sra. Leonor, vive en la zona de pacata alta en la casa de su madre, Su actividad es la tejer a mano, ella realiza tapetes, manteles de hilo, tiene muchos pedidos por la calidad de su trabajo, ya entrega a distintos puestos de venta en los mercados, es madre de 4 niños , divorciada, ella es padre y madre para sus hijos ya que ella sola mantiene el hogar con su trabajo, es muy trabajadora dedicada a sus hijos, su préstamo lo invertirá para la compra de material de trabajo, como lanas de distintos colores y texturas, ya que tiene varios pedidos, 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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 198
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,424,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Leonor to buy wool to knit tablecloths.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012