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Sra. María was born in the town of El Torno-Santa Cruz. She is not married, but lives with Sr. Walter. They have four children and own a home in the May 6 neighborhood, where they have lived for 24 years. Sra. María has a business selling food such as pickled and cooked vegetables, stewed corn, cheese, ground ají pepper, ground peanuts, and other specialties at the central market in her town. She has been in this business for 15 years.

This loan will be used to buy products such as corn, peanuts, and cheese in bulk. María is very appreciative of the trust that Emprender has shown to her. She is a person who has the desire to succeed and always strives to provide for the welfare of her family.
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La señora María nacida en la localidad de el Torno-Santa Cruz, no es casada pero convive con el sr. Walter, tienen cuatro hijos, su domicilio es propio que se encuentra ubicado en el barrio 6 de mayo, viven en la zona hace 24 años, la Sra. María tiene como actividad económica la venta alimentos ya sea verduras picadas y cocidas, mote, queso, ají molido, maní molido, etc. en el mercado central de la localidad desde hace 15 años que se dedica a esta actividad, el destino del crédito es para la compra de mercadería (maíz, maní, por mayor y queso). Se siente muy agradecida con la institución por la confianza que se le brindo, es una persona con ganas de superación, siempre luchando por el bienestar de su familia.

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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
  • 158
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria to buy corn, peanuts, and cheese in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012