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Sra. Fabiola works at home preparing traditionally made potato chips. She distributes them in schools and stores in various areas of the city. She has had more than 3 years experience doing this work and is well-known in the neighborhood.

Fabiola lives in her own home and has two small children whom she cares for with her mother’s help. She is alone, since the children’s father is in Brasil.

This loan is to buy supplies to prepare her product. She is a very hardworking person who gets up during the early hours of the morning to peel and fry the potatoes by hand, afterwards packaging them to deliver to the various kiosks and schools. She also has her own stall where she sells directly to the public
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La Sra. Fabiola trabaja en su casa, elaborando papas fritas de manera artesanal, reparte en escuelas, colegios y tiendas en varias zonas de la Ciudad, tiene una experiencia superior a 3 años en el rubro y es conocida en el barrio. Vive en casa propia, tiene dos hijos pequeños, que los cuida con la ayuda de su mamá, la cliente esta sola, el papa de sus hijos se encuentra en Brasil. El crédito es para compra de insumos para la elaboración de sus productos, es una persona muy trabajadora se levanta a tempranas horas de la mañana para pelar las papas y freírlas esto de manera manual, después las embolsa para entregarlas en los distintos kioscos y escuelas y también ella tiene su puesto de venta donde las vende mas directamente.

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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
  • 232
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,576,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Fabiola to buy supplies to prepare and sell potato chips.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013