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Blanca Nieves
Blanca is 43 years old, and has four grown children. She makes a living in retail sales, and offers a variety of products from home appliances to bedding, as she travels around selling products to her customers. Blanca does offer her customers various payment options, including plans for payments on credit. She lives in the zone of Tarechis, and this loan will be her first with this institution. Blanca plans to use the support from this loan to purchase merchandise to stock her business, and she hopes that this investment will help her to fulfill more customer orders and increase her working capital.

Blanca faces challenges in managing her business, including changing customer demand. She plans to leverage the support from this loan to increase the variety of products she offers to customers, as well as to improve her customer service. Her dream is to expand and grow her business, and to make improvements to her home. Blanca is grateful for the support she has received, and for this opportunity.
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La Sra. Blanca tiene 43 años tiene 4 hijos ya todos independientes, ella se dedica al comercio minorista, ofreciendo variedad de productos desde electrodomésticos hasta sabanas visitando y entregando a puestos de venta y domicilios, ya que le hacen pedidos ella entrega sus productos a crédito, la Sra. Blanca vive en su domicilio que se encuentra en la zona de Tarechis, este préstamo es el primero que ha tomado con la institución, la Sra. Blanca va a usar este préstamo para la compra de mercadería, ya que tiene muchos pedidos y así de esta manera incrementar su capital de trabajo, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es compra de mercadería, la Sra. Blanca enfrenta retos en su negocio que es la demanda que hay de nuevos productos y va a utilizar los beneficios en una mejor atención con la compra de variedad de producto y sueña con ampliar su casa y su negocio, la Sra. Blanca se siente feliz y agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado en la otorgación del crédito.

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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
  • 204
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Blanca Nieves to purchase merchandise for her business, including sheets and home appliances.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013