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Benita is 23, married and has two sons that are 4 and 2 years old. She lives in the region of Chuquiaguillo in the city of La Paz, which is located 40 minutes from the center of the city. In this region the villagers work in separating sand and stones from river water, so it can be used in construction.

Benita works in this business. She has a supply of construction materials that she sells to different businesses. She will use the loan to repair one of the motors that is used to pump water from the river to separate the sand and rocks. Benita is a young and hardworking person who is thankful to the institution for the assistance offered.
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La Sra. Benita tiene 23 años, casada con dos hijos varones de 4 y 2 años, vive en la zona de Chuquiaguillo de la ciudad de La Paz que está ubicada a cuarenta minutos del centro de la ciudad. En esta localidad los Comunarios se dedican al lavado de arena y piedra para construcción que sacan del rio. La Sra. Benita se dedica a esta actividad tiene un acopio de materiales de construccion donde vende a distintas construcciones, utilizara el préstamo para la refacción de uno de los motores que utiliza para bombear agua del rio para el lavado de arena y piedra, la Sra. Benita es una persona joven y muy trabajadora se encuentra agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 136
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Benita to repair one of the motors that pumps water from the river.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jul 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014