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Elsa is 58, married, and has children. She sells food at her stand located in the town of Pedro Lorenzo. This loan is her first with the institution. Elsa will use this loan to buy tables and chairs for her stand as she wishes to provide greater comfort for her customers. This is why she is applying for this loan to improve her business's customer comfort.

Elsa faces challenges in her business, such as improving her finances, and will use the profits to improve her eatery, and this way increase her working capital and therefore her income. Elsa is a very hard-working, friendly person, and she is happy about the opportunity that the institution is offering her.
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La Sra. Elsa tiene 58 años es casada con hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de comida en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en la localidad de Pedro Lorenzo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Elsa utilizara este préstamo para para la compra de mesas y sillas por puesto de venta ya que quiere brindar mayor comodidad a sus clientes, por esta razón solicita este préstamo es mejorar la comodidad de su negocio y clientela, Elsa enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar su economía y utilizara los beneficios para mejorar su pensión y así incrementar su capital de trabajo y por ende sus ingresos, la Sra. Elsa es una persona muy trabajadora y muy amable, se siente feliz por esta oportunidad que le brinda la institución.

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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
  • 165
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Elsa to buy tables and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013