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Paola Alejandra
Sra. Paola is 24 and single. She makes soccer balls. Her shop is located in her home. This is her first loan with Emprender.

Paola is going to use this loan to purchase leather to make balls in volume since she has many orders, which she delivers to different markets in the city of Cochabamba. She confronts many challenges in her business, such as competition. Her reason for requesting this loan is to gain an advantage by buying material to continue increasing production. In this way she will increase her income and improve her quality of life.
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La Sra. Paola tiene 24 años, es soltera, ella se dedica a la confección de balones de futbol, su taller se encuentra ubicado en su mismo domicilio, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Paola va a usar este préstamo para compra de cuero para la confección de balones por cantidad ya que tiene muchos pedidos, ella entrega a distintos mercados de la ciudad de Cochabamba, su razón para solicitar este préstamo, Paola enfrenta retos en su negocio que son competencia, ella va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de material para seguir incrementado su producción y de esta manera incrementar sus ingresos y por ende mejorar 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
  • 213
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Paola Alejandra to buy leather to make soccer balls.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013