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In spite of her age, Felipa is a hard-working, responsible, and enterprising woman. She works selling food. In the mornings, she offers soup and broth, and at mid-day she prepares full lunches and other items. Her restaurant is located in her home. She has done this work for seven years. She currently lives in her family home in the peri-urban area to the south of the city of Cochabamba.

She will invest the loan in the purchase of ingredients such as rice, potato, meat, and oil to make her rich dishes. Felipa says that the loan provided will help her continue developing her business.
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La señora Felipa es una persona trabajadora, responsable y emprendedora a pesar de su edad , se dedica a la venta de comida la atención es por las mañanas donde ofrece caldos y sopas a medio día prepara almuerzos completos entre otros ; su pensión esta ubicada en su mismo domicilio son 7 años que se dedica a esta actividad, , actual mente se encuentra viviendo en casa familiar en una zona periurbana de la ciudad de Cochabamba ubicada al sud, el destino del crédito lo invertirá en la compra de insumos como arroz, papa , carne , aceite, para la elaboración de sus riquísimos platillos, la señora indica que el crédito otorgado le ayudara a seguir desarrollando su actividad económica.

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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
  • 161
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Felipa to purchase ingredients such as rice, potato, meat, and oil to make her rich dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012