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Yola, 26, has one son aged 6. She makes chamarras, similar to ponchos, for a living and lives in the town of Batallas, which is where her workshop is located. She has worked in this trade for several years and this loan is her first cycle within the institution.

Yola will use the loan to buy an overlocking sewing machine for sewing her chamarras and she is requesting the loan as she does not earn enough from her work.

Yola faces challenges in her business, such as continuing to improve the quality of her products and overcoming the challenge of the distance between her home and the city of El Alto, where she must take her finished products to sell them. She is going to use the profits to continue increasing her output. Her wish is to expand her business and make a variety of items of clothing.
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La Sra. Yola tiene 26 años tiene un hijo que tienen la edad de 6 años, ella se dedica a la confección de chamarras ella vive en la localidad de Batallas donde también se encuentra su taller, ella se dedica a esta actividad hace ya varios años, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Yola utilizara este préstamo para compra de maquina over para la confección de sus chamarras, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es falta de capital de trabajo, La Sra. Yola enfrenta retos en su negocio que son seguir mejorando la calidad de la confección de las prendas de vestir y también un reto es la distancia de la localidad a la ciudad de El Alto donde tiene que trasladar sus prendas terminadas para la venta y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir aumentando su capital de trabajo su deseo para su negocio es crecer y confeccionar variedad de prendas de vestir.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 237
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,587,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Yola to buy an overlocking sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 3, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013