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Susana sells food. Her marital status is single. She has a young son. She was born in the city of Santa Cruz, and she currently lives in the "18th of November" Neighborhood. Her business is located in her own home. She has been selling food ('locro" [a dense, rice-based soup of chicken and vegetables] and broasted chicken) for a year. She works Monday through Sunday from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. She proves to be responsible and very hardworking. She will use the awarded credit to invest in resources (to buy tables and chairs). She is very thankful to the lenders for trusting in her and for being able to give her the opportunity to make her business grow. In this way she will offer greater comfort to her customers since she has a large clientele due to the good flavor of her foods. She feels very happy about the sales that she has since this is the only activity that allows her to care for her family.
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La señora Susana se dedica a la venta de comida, su estado civil soltera, tiene un hijo menor de edad. La señora es nacida en la ciudad de Santa Cruz vive actualmente en el Barrio 18 de Noviembre. Su negocio esta ubicado en su mismo domicilio. Ella se dedica a la venta de comida (Locro y Pollo a la Broaster) hace 1 año, trabaja de lunes a domingo de horas 18:00 a 23.00. La señora demuestra ser responsable y muy trabajadora. El crédito otorgado a la señora lo invertirá para capital de inversión (compra de mesas y sillas), La señora esta muy agradecida con emprender por confiar en ella y poder darle la oportunidad de hacer crecer su negocio y así brindar mayor comodidad a sus clientes ya que tiene mucha clientela por la buena sazón de sus comidas, ella se siente muy contenta por las ventas que tiene ya que esta es la única actividad que le permite mantener a su familia.

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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
  • 188
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $30,938,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Susana buy tables and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012