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Lidia makes and sells wood furniture, together with her daughter. They sell the furniture at the crowded "16 de Julio" fair. This is the main source of income for them and their families. Lidia is very enterprising and determined to get ahead in her business to which she dedicates much time. She is happy and grateful to the institution for the support received which will help her grow her business. She is requesting a loan to increase her working capital to buy wood and materials to make furniture so she can meet the current demand. This is the only business supporting her family.
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La Sra. lidia tiene como actividad a la fabricación de muebles y venta de muebles de madera actividad que realiza juntamente con su hija, los cuales comercializa en la populosa feria de la 16 de julio, esta actividad es su principal fuente de ingreso para ellas y sus familias, es una Sra. muy emprendedora y con muchas ganas de salir adelante en esta actividad, ya que se dedica mucho tiempo a esta actividad, la Sra. se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado, ya que le permite crecer en su negocio, En esta ocasión solicitan financiamiento para aumentar su capital de trabajo comprando madera y materiales para fabricar muebles y así cubrir la demanda actual que tiene, esta es la única actividad con sustenta a 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
  • 159
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lidia to buy materials to make furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2012
Feb 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013