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Teresa, who is 18, makes wooden baskets and then travels around the various fairs and markets in the city of Santa Cruz to sell them. She also sells them from a number of outlets. This is Teresa's first loan cycle with the institution and she plans to use the loan to make baskets. Teresa's work brings it challenges - it is manual work and is tedious and tough. Teresa is happy and grateful to the institution for granting her the loan and for the help it has provided.
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La Sra. Teresa tiene 18 años, ella se dedica a la fabricación y venta de canastas de madera, ella vende de manera ambulante por las ferias y mercados de la ciudad de Santa cruz, también entrega a distintos puestos de venta, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Teresa va a usar este préstamo para la fabricación de sus canastas, La Sra. Teresa enfrenta retos en su negocio ya que el trabajo es de manera manual y es un trabajo muy tedioso y duro, La Sra. Teresa se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado en la otorgación del crédito.

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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
  • 154
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,237,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Teresa to buy wood in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014