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Celestina
Celestina is 62 years old and is married with one child. She creates in all types of work with wood from spoons, to ladles, to napkin holders. She works with her husband who helps her purchase wood and sell Celestina’s work. Celestina has done this work for 30 years. She learned it from her father who was a carpenter.

Celestina will use this loan to purchase wholesale wood. Her reason to request this loan is that she lacks capital to purchase the wood for work. Celestina faces challenges in her business including overcoming poverty. She is going to use the benefits to improve her quality of life and that of her family. This is the only work that will allow her to support her and her family. For this reason she is happy and grateful with the institution for the help provided.
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El Sra. Celestina tiene 62 años y es casado con 1 hijo ella realiza todo tipo de trabajos en madera desde cucharas, cucharones servilleteros junto a su esposo quien le ayuda con la compra de madera y con la realización de los trabajos que la Sra. Celestina se dedica a vender, ella se dedica a esta actividad desde hace ya 30 años esta actividad lo aprendió de su padre quien era carpintero la Sra. Celestina utilizara este préstamo para la compra de madera por mayor, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de capital para la compra de este material de trabajo, la Sra. Celestina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia, , ya que esta es su única actividad que le permite mantenerse y mantener a su familia, por este motivo se siente feliz ya agradecida a la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,515,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Celestina to purchase wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2012
Listed
Oct 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013