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Irene
Irene, 47, is married and has six children who are 25, 23, 21, 18, 13 and 10 years of age. She’s a craftswoman; she makes little sedge baskets at home located in the community of Palcoco on the way to Condoriri. It’s very painstaking work because it must all be done by hand. This loan is her first sequence in the institution and Irene will use the loan to buy sedge to make the little baskets since demand for her crafts is high. The business challenge Irene faces is generating higher income and she will use profits to continue improving production.
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Sra. Irene tiene 47 años y es casada con 6 hijos que son de las edades de 25, 23, 21,18,13 y 10 años, ella se dedica a la artesanía ella elabora canastillas de la planta de tocoro, ella realiza sus trabajos en su mismo domicilio que se encuentra en la comunidad de Palcoco camino Condoriri, es un trabajo muy moroso ya que todo lo realiza manualmente, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Irene va a usar este préstamo para la compra de tocoro para la fabricación de canastillas ya que tiene mucha demanda por su negocio, la Sra. Irene enfrenta retos en su negocio que son generar mejores ingresos y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir mejorando su producción.

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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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,542,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Irene to buy crafts-making supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 4, 2013
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 21, 2013