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Fidelia is 42 years old, married, and has two school aged children. She works selling products such as candy, cookies, and drinks at her sales post in the area of Alto Lima. This loan is her first with the institution. She plans to use the loan to purchase merchandise at wholesale prices such as candy and chocolate to stock her business. She requested this loan so that she could increase her working capital. Fidelia encounters challenges in her business as she tries to leave poverty, and she will use the benefits to continue purchasing merchandise and increase her income so that she can improve her family's quality of life.
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La Sra. Fidelia tiene 42 años y es casada con 2 hijos que se encuentran ene edad escolar, ella se dedica a la venta de productos como dulces, galletas y refrescos en su puesto de venta que se encuentran ubicada en la zona de Alto Lima, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Fidelia va a usar este préstamo para la compra de mercadería por mayor como dulces y chocolate para surtir su puesto de venta, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incrementar su capital de trabajo, la Sra. Fidelia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando mercadería y de esta manera mejorar sus ingresos y por ende mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 203
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,401,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Fidelia to purchase candy at wholesale prices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013