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Victoria is 50 years old and has a son who is 18. She runs a lunch stall which is located in the one of the markets in the Plan 3000 area. This will be her first loan from the institution. Victoria will use the loan to buy supplies at wholesale, such as groceries and vegetables to make her dishes. She is requesting the loan because she cannot afford to buy the supplies she needs. Victoria’s main challenges in her business are the weather conditions and the competition from other food sellers, and that is why she needs to make her dishes taste even better. She will use the money she earns to buy utensils and to expand her business to bring in more customers at hte peak hours of lunch time. Victoria is a very hard-working person, and she is happy about the opportunity given to her by those who make this loan possible.
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La Sra. Victoria tiene 50 años, tiene un hijo de la edad de 18 años, ella se dedica a la venta de comida almuerzo en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en uno de los mercados de la zona del plan 3000, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Victoria va a usar este préstamo para compra de insumos por mayor, como abarrotes y hortalizas para la elaboración de sus platillos, su razón para solicitar este préstamo la falta de efectivo para la compra de insumos, La Sra. Victoria enfrenta retos en su negocio que son las condiciones climáticas y también la competencia de los demás negocios de comida por lo mismo que tiene que tratar de mejorar la sazón de sus platillos, y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de utensilios y también en la ampliación de su negocio para poder captar más clientes en las horas pico de almuerzo, La Sra. Victoria es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por esta oportunidad brindada en la otorgación del crédito.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,219,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Victoria to buy supplies, such as groceries and vegetables, at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014