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Lucrecia is 40 years old and has 4 children, ages 7, 9, 12, and 19. She sells meals in the Bolivar zone of El Alto city. Her meals are baked in an artisan oven made of clay.

This is her 1st loan cycle with our institution. She will use the loan to purchase supplies for baking meals, including rice, beans, potatoes, and cooking oil, at wholesale. Her reason for soliciting this loan is a lack of capital. Lucrecia plans to use these benefits to continue buying supplies for elaborating her meals.

Lucrecia is a very hard-working person and she is happy and grateful to our institution for the help it offers, since this is the only activity that can provide for her survival.
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La Sra. Lucrecia tiene 40 años, tiene 4 hijos que tienen las edades de 7, 9, 12 y 19 años, se dedica a la venta de comida en la zona Bolivar de la ciudad de El Alto ella vende comida en horno artesanal hecho de barro, Este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución la Sra. Lucrecia va a usar este préstamo para Invertir en la compra de insumos para la elaboración de sus comidas, como arroz, fideo, papa y aceite por mayor Su razón para solicitar este préstamo por la falta de capital, la Sra. Lucrecia va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir comprando insumos, para la elaboración de sus comidas, La Sra. Lucrecia es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esta es la única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 238
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,607,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lucrecia to buy food supplies at wholesale for baking meals in her clay oven to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014