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Magali, 33, has a six-year-old son; she’s a carpenter by profession and works alongside her husband who is also a carpenter and who taught her the occupation. She has her own shop located in the community of San Basilio. The loan will be used to buy lumber at wholesale because she has some pending furniture orders. Magali is a very hardworking person who feels grateful to the institution for the support provided her because she’s proud to work in this occupation that is usually reserved for men and she’s gotten ahead and feels happy because she crossed the barriers thanks to her perseverance.
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La Sra. Magali tiene 33 años y tiene un hijo de la edad de 6 años, la Sra. Magali es de ocupación carpintera trabaja junto a su esposo quien también es carpintero y quien le enseño este oficio tiene su propio taller ubicado en la comunidad de San Basilio, el destino del crédito es para la compra de madera al por mayor ya que tiene que realizar entregas de muebles la Sra. Magali es una persona muy trabajadora se siente agradecida con la institución por el apoyo que se le ha brindado ya que ella está orgullosa de trabajar ya que este oficio generalmente es de varones y ella salió adelante y se siente feliz porque traspaso estas barreras que lo logro a base de mucha perseverancia.

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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
  • 233
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,576,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Magali to buy lumber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2012
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014