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Martha, 36, is married and has two children, ages 3 and 10. She makes a living selling petticoats for women's skirts. Her store is in the Huayna Potosí area.

This loan is her first sequence in the institution. Martha's going to use this loan to buy petticoats wholesale for her business. She has a lot of sales around this time because of the neighborhood's anniversary. Her reason for requesting the loan is to increase her working capital.

In her business, Martha faces the challenge of stocking her merchandise. She's going to use the profits to continue buying wholesale.
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La Sra. Martha tiene 36 años y es casada con 2 hijos que son de las edades de 3 y 10 años, ella se dedica a la venta de enaguas para mujeres de polleras, tu tienda se encuentran en la zona de Huayna Potosi, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro la institución, La Sra. Martha va a usar este préstamo para la compra enaguas por mayor para su negocio ya que por esta fechas que se acerca el aniversario del barrio tiene mucha venta, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incremento de capital de trabajo, La Sra. Martha enfrenta retos en su negocio que son surtir su mercadería y va a utilizar los beneficios e seguir comprando por mayor.

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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
  • 200
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Martha to buy petticoats wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014