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Sonia, 36, has a five-year-old son. She sells stationery supplies, office supplies, books, etc. She sells a variety of goods according to the season. Her bookstore is located in Quebrada Seca and she lives in the family home. The loan she’s requesting is to stock up on school supplies for her bookstore because she does very well thanks to the good location of her store; her sales are good and she’s a responsible, hardworking person who is grateful to the institution for the support provided since this is the only activity she has to support her son with. Her wish is to see him become a professional who can practice his profession and be an upstanding citizen.
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La Sra. Sonia tiene 36 años de edad, tiene un hijo que tiene la edad de 5 años, ella se dedica a la venta de papelería, material de escritorio, libros etc. Ella vende variedad de productos según a la temporada, tiene ubicado su librería en la localidad de Quebrada Seca, ella vive en casa familiar, ella solicita el crédito para proveerse de mercadería con la compra de material escolar para su librería ya que le va muy bien ya que por la ubicación del negocio tiene una buena venta y es una persona responsable y trabajadora, agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado, ya que esta es la única actividad con la que saca adelante a su hijo, su deseo es el de ver a su hijo profesional y que pueda ejercer su profesión y ser una persona de bien.

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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
  • 161
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Sonia to buy school supplies to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013