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Maria Luz
Maria is 30 years old, single, and has an 11 year-old child. She has a beauty salon that is located in the San Jose Obrero neighborhood where she works every day. This is her first loan. Maria will use this loan to buy a shampoo chair and other equipment. She is requesting this loan because she wants to make her business grow. Maria has proved to be responsible and very hardworking; she faces challenges in her business such as the lack of work tools. She will use her profits to build a room. Maria's dream is to open another salon. She is very grateful to EMPRENDER for their trust in her, and for giving her the opportunity to improve her life through this loan.
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La Sra. María, tiene 30 años y es soltera con 1 hijo de 11 años. La señora se dedica al Servicio de Peluquería, que se encuentra en el Zona San José Obrero. Trabaja de lunes a domingo. Este es su primer préstamo, María va a usar este préstamo para compra de un sillón lava cabeza y otros enseres, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para hacer crecer su negocio. María demuestra ser responsable y muy trabajadora enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la falta de herramientas de trabajo, va a utilizar los beneficios en construcción de un cuarto, su sueño de la señora es instalar una sucursal de su negocio y esta muy agradecida con emprender por confiar en ella y poder darle la oportunidad de mejorar su calidad de vida mediante el crédito otorgado.

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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
  • 164
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $30,747,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Luz to buy a shampoo chair and other equipment for her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013