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Sra. Alcira is separated from her husband. She has lived in the District of Villa Primero de Mayo for quite some time. Alcira has a 14-year-old daughter who is financially dependent on her.

Being a single mother, Alcira must work and strive each day so that her entire family can get ahead. She currently has a grocery store in her home that she gradually stocked with different products. Alcira still lacks a few items, so she is requesting a loan in order to buy merchandise for her store so that there will be more inventory. This will enable her to increase her sales so that she can cover her family's expenses and improve their quality of life.
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La señora Alcira está separada de su esposo, desde hace mucho tiempo vive en la zona de villa primero de mayo, tiene una hija dependiente de sus ingresos de 14 años, ella como madre soltera saco adelante a toda su familia trabajando y esforzándose a diario, actualmente logro tener una tienda de abarrotes la cual está instalada en su propia casa y de a poco fue abasteciéndola con diferentes productos para surtir su tienda, pero aún le falta por ello solicita un crédito para comprar mercadería para su tienda y surtirla más, de esta forma incrementara sus ventas y lograra cubrir los gastos en los que incurre su familia y mejorara su calidad de vida.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 198
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  • $31,424,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Alcira to buy merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2013
Jan 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 23, 2014