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Fatima Lorena
Ms. Fátima is 29 years old, single and has two children aged 7 and 10 years. She has a snack bar where she sells a variety of snacks and sandwiches in the El Palmar area. This loan is her second cycle with the institution. Ms. Fátima will use this loan to purchase supplies (flour, cheese, lard, bologna and other items) for her business. For this reason she is seeking this loan, since her objective is to make her business grow and generate more income.

Fátima faces challenges in her business such as a lack of electric appliances (a juicer for making juices among others) since she will go about acquiring the benefits of the loan little by little. Her desire is to purchase a plot of land and, a little at a time, have her house built, and thus provide greater comfort to her children.
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La Sra. Fátima tiene 29 años y es Soltera con 2 hijos que son 7 y 10 años. Ella tiene un kiosco Snack donde vende variedad de bocaditos, comida sándwich, que se encuentran en la zona El Palmar. Este préstamo es su segunda secuencia que tiene con la institución, La Sra. Fátima va a usar este préstamo para la Compra de insumos (Harina, queso, manteca, mortadela y otros) para su negocio. Por esta razón solicita este préstamo ya que su objetivo es hacer crecer su negocio y generar mas ingresos, Fátima enfrenta retos en su negocio que son Falta de equipo eléctricos de trabajo (sumidora para hacer jugos y otros) ya que poco a poco ira adquiriendo con los beneficios del crédito, su deseo es Comprar un lote de terreno y poco a poco hacer construir su casita y así brindar mayor comodidad a sus hijos.

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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
  • 225
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Fatima Lorena to purchase supplies (flour, cheese, lard, bologna and other items).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 2, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013