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Cristina is 41 years old. She's married and has three children aged 17, 12 and 8. She lives in the community of Cachilaya dos Andes and she knits alpaca blankets. This is her first loan with the institution. Cristina will use the loan to purchase alpaca wool for her business, since she's got orders to meet. The reason she requests this loan is the lack of means. Cristina faces the challenge of making progress in her business. She will use the rewards to increase her working capital and therefore increase her profits.
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La Sra. Cristina tiene 41 años y es casada con 3 hijos que son de las edades de 17,12 y 8 años, se dedica al Tejido de mantas de alpaca, ella vive en la comunidad de Cachilaya los Andes, este es su primer préstamo dentro dela institución, La Sra. Cristina va a usar este préstamo para compra de lana de alpaca para su negocio, ya que tiene pedidos que entregar, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es falta de recursos. La Sra. Cristina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar en su actividad. va a utilizar los beneficios para aumentar su capital de trabajo y así de esta manera mejorar sus ingresos.

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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
  • 144
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  • $33,337,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Cristina to purchase alpaca wool to knit alpaca blankets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013