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Sonia has a stand where she sells fruit in the city of Quillacollo. She has been working in this business activity for five years. She inherited the business activity and the stand from her mother. Her mother inherited it from her grandmother.

That is the reason she is requesting a loan for work capital and to improve her stand. She is a single mother because her husband abandoned her. She supports her household by herself. She is young and very hard-working. She gets ahead by herself. She wishes to improve her quality of life. She is grateful to the institution for the support provided.
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La señora Sonia se dedica al comercio de frutas, tiene su puesto de venta en la ciudad de Quillacollo, la señora se dedica a dicha actividad desde hace cinco años dicha actividad y el puesto de venta lo heredo de su madre y su madre de su abuela, por esta razón solicita el crédito para capital de trabajo y mejorar su puesto de venta, es madre soltera ya que su esposo la abandono y ella sola mantiene su hogar, es joven y muy trabajadora sale adelante sola y ella desea mejorar su calidad de vida, 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
  • 145
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,337,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sonia work capital and to improve her stand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2011
Feb 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012