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Señora Isabel is a borrower who is part of an entrepreneurial (communal) bank. She is very punctual and community-oriented. Her business activity is wholesale candy sales. She arranges her products in the schools and stores in her neighborhood and also in her own vehicle, which she managed to buy after she became a widow. She supports her two children, who are 10 and 4 years old. She also travels to Oruro and Potosí every two weeks, taking her products and supplying her customers. She will invest the money from the loan in the wholesale purchase of merchandise (sweets). Her dream is to build on the land that she inherited from her parents, to give her children a more comfortable life. She is a very hard-working person who is thankful to this institution for the support that they offer.
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La señora Isabel es una cliente que trabaja en banca de emprendimiento, es muy puntual y solidaria, ella tiene la actividad de venta de golosinas por mayor, ya que acomoda sus productos el los colegios y tiendas de zona, en su propia movilidad que logro comprar después de que quedo viuda, ella mantiene a sus dos hijos de 10 y 4 años de edad también viaja a Oruro y Potosí cada dos semanas llevando la mercadería y acomodar a sus clientas. El dinero del crédito lo invertirá en la compra de mercaderías dulces por mayor. El sueño que ella tiene es hacer construir el terreno que heredo de sus papas para darles mas comodidad a sus hijos, es una persona muy trabajadora 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
  • 237
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,592,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Isabel to increase and diversify the merchandise she offers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012