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Escarlin
Sra. Escarlin is 38 years old and has a 10-year-old son. She makes straw hats from the stems of a particular plant. Escarlin has been in this business for several years since she learned the trade from her father. She lives in the town of Paurito.


This is her first loan cycle with Emprender. Sra. Escarlin will use the loan to buy a refrigerator for personal use. This will allow her to keep her food cold. Sra. Escarlin faces challenges in her business as she seeks to rise above poverty. She will utilize the benefits of this loan in order to improve her quality of life. Her wish is to sell her handmade products in different towns and also in the city of Santa Cruz. She also wants to become one of the best artisans.


Escarlin is pleased and appreciative of the support that Emprender has provided.

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La Sra. Escarlin tiene 38 años tiene un hijo de la edad de 10 años, el se dedica a la fabricación de sombreros de sao lo realiza con una planta ella utiliza sus tallos, realiza esta actividad desde hace ya varios años actividad que aprendió de su padre, ella vive en la localidad de Paurito, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Escarlin va a usar este préstamo para la compra de una heladera para su uso personal ya que esta le permitirá refrescar sus alimentos, La Sra. Escarlin enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar su calidad de vida, su deseo es vender sus productos artesanales a distintas localidades y también a la ciudad de Santa cruz y ser una de las mejores artesanas, se siente feliz y agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado

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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

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,171,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Escarlin to buy a refrigerator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2013
Listed
Mar 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014