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Carmen Jimena
Carmen, 21, isn’t married but lives with her partner with whom she has a son who is 3 years old. She sells chicken tamales and soft-drinks. Her sales stand is located in Pedro Lorenzo. The loan is the first sequence she’s taken with the institution. Carmen will use this loan to buy ingredients to make chicken tamales and will also buy soft-drinks at wholesale in order to increase working capital. The challenge Carmen faces in her business is to rise out of poverty and she’ll use the benefits from the loan to improve her and her family’s quality of life. Her wish for her business is to become one of the best sellers and to have more customers to improve her income.
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La Sra. Carmen tiene 21 años no esta casada pero convive con su pareja con el que tiene un hijo que es de la edad de 3 años, ella se dedica a la venta de tamales, de pollo y soda su puesto de venta se encuentra en la localidad de Pedro Lorenzo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia que ha tomado dentro de la institución, La Sra. Carmen utilizara este préstamo para la compra de insumos para la elaboración de sus tamales de pollo y también compra de sodas por mayor y a si de esta manera incrementar su capital de trabajo, la Sra. Carmen enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y utilizara los beneficios del crédito para mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia, su deseo para su negocio es ser una de las mejores vendedoras y tener mas clientela para mejorar sus ingresos.en la foto se encuentra con su pareja y su hijito de fondo y preparando sus tamales.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 80
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,414,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Carmen Jimena to buy ingredients to make chicken tamales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 17, 2012
Listed
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013