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Sra. Alejandra is 29 years old and a single mother with two children, ages 3 and 5. She sells empanadas and soft drinks as a street vendor. This loan is her third one with Emprender. Sra. Alejandra will use this loan to buy a freezer that will be very useful to her business. She faces challenges in her business, such as having more customers, dealing with the competition, and utilizing this increase in capital. Her wish for the future is to buy a small stand so that she can quit selling as a traveling vendor. This will enable her to improve her income and her quality of life.
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La Sra. Alejandra tiene 29 años y es madre soltera con 2 hijos que son 3 años y 5 años, ella se dedica a la venta de empanadas y refrescos de manera ambulante, este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Alejandra utilizara este préstamo para la compra de un frízer que será de buena utilidad para su negocio, Alejandra enfrenta retos en su negocio que son tener mas clientes que la competencia, y utilizara los beneficios en incrementar su capital su deseo a un futuro es poder comprarse un puesto fijo y de esta manera ya no estar vendiendo de manera ambulante, y así de esta manera poder mejorar su ingresos y por ende su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Alejandra to buy a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013