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Señora Hortencia is 58 and isn't married, but she is a single mother. She has a 17-year-old son who is in school. She sells food at a stand that is located near the area of the botanic garden. This loan is her first with the institution. Señora Hortencia will use this loan to expand her working capital for her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is to buy tables and chairs to expand her business. Hortencia faces challenges with her business, which are the prices of the competition. Señora Hortencia is a very hard-working person, and she feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support it is offering her.
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La Sra. Hortencia tiene 58 años no es casada pero es madre soltera tiene un hijo de 17 años que se encuentra estudiando, ella se dedica a la venta de comida en un puesto de venta que se encuentra por la zona del jardín Botánico. Este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Hortencia utilizara este préstamo para aumento de capital de trabajo para su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es comprar mesas y sillas para agrandar su negocio. Hortencia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son los precios de la competencia, la Sra. Hortencia es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 163
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  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Hortencia to buy tables and chairs to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013