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Sarah Flavia
Sarah is twenty-seven years old and has two children, ages five and two. She makes a living in selling petticoats and skirts for indigenous women. Her store is located in the area of Buenos Aires. This loan is her first loan sequence within the institution.

Sarah will use this loan to buy petticoats and skirts wholesale to stock her business; in the upcoming days, the anniversary of the area will be celebrated and she will have lots of sales. Her reason for requesting this loan is to increase her working capital.

Sarah faces challenges in her business, like stocking up on merchandise. She is going to utilize her profits to continue buying wholesale, sine there is already a lot of demand. In this way, she will keep increasing her income.

Sarah is a very hard-working person and she feels happy for the opportunity offered to her; this is the only activity that allows her to maintain her family.
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La Sra. Sarah tiene 27 años, tiene dos hijos de las edades de 5 y 2 años, ella se dedica a la venta de enaguas y polleras para mujeres de polleras, su tienda se encuentran en la zona de la Buenos Aires, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro la institución, La Sra. Sarah va a usar este préstamo para la compra enaguas y polleras por mayor para surtir su negocio ya que por esta fechas que se acerca el aniversario de la zona y tiene mucha venta, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incremento de capital de trabajo, La Sra. Sarah enfrenta retos en su negocio que son surtir su mercadería y va a utilizar los beneficios e seguir comprando por mayor ya que tiene mucha demanda y de esta manera incrementar sus ganancias, la Sra. Sarah es un apersona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada ya que esta es la única actividad que le permite mantener a su familia.

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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
  • 140
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,316,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sarah Flavia to buy merchandise like skirts and petticoats wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 3, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014