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Lucia is forty-two and has three children, who are twenty, seventeen, and twelve. She makes a living selling various materials and tools in her hardware store, which is located in the Germán Buch area. This is her first loan with Emprender. She will use the money to buy a variety of tools wholesale, like screwdrivers, hammers, hoses, cables, etc to stock her hardware store and to offer her customers a variety of products. Lucia is very thankful for the opportunity being given to her to grow in her business. She will keep stocking her hardware store, and in this way, she will generate more income for the well-being of her family.
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La Sra. Lucia tiene 42 años, tiene tres hijos que son de las edades de 20,17 y 12 años se dedica a la venta de distintos materiales y herramientas en su ferretería que se encuentra ubicado en la zona Germán Buch, esta es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, con el dinero del crédito comprara variedad de herramientas como desarmadores, martillos, mangueras, cables, etc. Por mayor para surtir su ferretería y así brindar variedad de productos a sus clientes, la Sra. Lucia se siente muy agradecida por la oportunidad que se le brinda para crecer en su negocio ya que sigue surtiendo su ferreteria y de esta manera genera más ingresos para el bienestar 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
  • 163
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Lucia to buy tools wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 21, 2014