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Isabel is 53 years old, married with three children ages 18, 20, and 25 years old.

She works selling vegetables and potatoes. She has a stall that is located in one of the markets in the area of 14 de Septiembre.

This is her first loan from the institution. She is going to use this loan to buy a variety of vegetables at wholesale such as onions and other kinds of vegetables and also a load of potatoes.

Isabel faces challenges in her business such as getting up early in order to buy the vegetables and competition in the market because there are several vegetable sellers.

She will use the profits to continue buying things for her home and she feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support.
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Sra. Isabel tiene 53 años, casada con tres hijos de las edades de 18, 20 y 25 años, ella se dedica a la venta de verduras y papa, tiene su puesto de venta que se encuentra en uno de los mercados de la zona 14 de septiembre, este préstamo es el primero dentro de la institución, la Sra. Isabel va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de variedad de verduras por mayor como cebolla, variedad de vegetales y también una carga de papa la Sra. Isabel enfrenta retos en su negocio que el tener que levantarse temprano para comprar sus verduras y la competencia ya que en el mercado existe varias vendedoras de verduras y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir comprando cosas para su vivienda, se siente feliz ya agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Isabel to buy vegetables and potatoes at wholesale for her stall at the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013