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Melisa Rebeca
Melisa is 20 and sells and makes plastic decorations for carnivals. She sells her goods in the central area where she has her stall for these carnivals. This is her first loan with the institution, and she will use the loan to buy materials to make her craft items. She faces challenges in her business as she has to to buy the material beforehand and then sell the whole lot because she can only sell during the carnival period. She will use the loan to carry on buying material. She is happy and grateful for this opportunity.
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La Señorita Melisa tiene 20 años, ella se dedica a la venta y elaboración de artículos de plástico como adornos para las actividades de carnavales, ella se vende sus artículos en la zona del centro donde tiene su puesto para estos carnavales, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la señorita Melisa va a usar este préstamo para la compra de materiales para la elaboración de su artesanías, la señorita Melisa enfrenta retos en su negocio que son tener que comprar el material antes y tener que vender todo ya que solo la época de carnavales tiene venta ella. va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando materiales, se siente feliz y agradecida por esta oportunidad que le brindan

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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
  • 133
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,143,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Melisa Rebeca to buy material to make decorations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2013
Jan 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014