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Señora Beatriz is 22. She is married and has 2 children who are still too young for school. She and her husband rent sound systems for parties and other events, and also offer rentals of chairs, tables and linens to the different schools and special events that they attend. Today they need the loan as over time they have purchased a photocopier that is shared with a school, and now they want to start offering internet access. They have monitors and lack only the hard drive and computer technical system. This is why they asking for a loan to purchase a computer. Although they are young, they are responsible and this is not the first time that they have worked with Emprender. We have been able to see how they started selling food and then gone on to provide their audio systems rental service, photocopying and now internet access.
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La Señora Beatriz, tiene 22 años, ella esta casada y tiene 2 hijos que todavía no asisten a clases, ella junto a su esposo ofrecen Servicio de Amplificación para fiestas y otros eventos, además de ofrecer alquiler de sillas, mesas y manteles a los diferentes colegios y eventos particulares que atienden. Hoy ellos necesitan del crédito ya que con el tiempo han aprovechado de comprar una fotocopiadora que funciona junto a un colegio y quieren implementar un punto internet, ya cuentan con los monitores y sólo les falta la caja para colocar las tarjetas y sistema técnico de las computadoras por eso solicito el crédito para la compra de una computadora, Ellos a pesar de jóvenes se caracterizan por ser responsables ya que no es la primera vez que trabajan con Emprender y hemos podido ver como empezaron vendiendo comida y luego ir implementado el servicio Alquiler de Amplificación, fotocopiadora y ahora el punto internet.

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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
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,241,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Beatriz to buy a computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012