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Ms. Olivia is 50 years old and is single with two sons who are 25 and 23 years old. She works making cinnamon ice cream which can be found in a very populated zone in the city of La Paz. She makes the ice cream in an artesanal fashion and it is a typical and traditional food from the city of La Paz. Ms. Olivia is an experienced client since this is the 8th loan that she has taken with the lending institution. Ms. Olivia is going to use this loan to purchase sugar and essences for her business. Ms. Olivia faces challenges in her business which include competition since there must be some 20 vendors in the same area where she works, but what differentiates Ms. Olivia is the good treatment that she gives to her customers since she is a very nice and happy person. She is going to use the loan in order to continue growing her business.
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La Sra. Olivia tiene 50 años y es soltera con 2 hijos que son de las edades de 25 y 23 años, ella se dedica a la elaboración de helados de canela que se encuentran en una zona muy populosa de ciudad de La paz, los helados lo realiza de manera artesanal y es un alimento típico tradicional de la ciudad de La Paz, la Sra. Olivia es cliente antigua ya que este préstamo es el 8 que ha tomado con la institución, La Sra. Olivia va a usar este préstamo para la compra de azúcar y esencias para su negocio, la Sra. Olivia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia ya que debe haber unas 20 vendedoras en el mismo lugar pero lo que le diferencia a la Sra. Olivia es el buen trato que da a sus clientes ya que es una persona muy amable y alegre y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir prosperando en su negocio.

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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
  • 162
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Olivia to invest in the purchase of sugar and essences.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013