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Mrs. Carla F. Montaño works making jackets, sweaters, aprons, overalls, etc. She has a young baby and works alongside her husband. This young partner has sacrificed a lot to outfit her workshop and doesn’t work with other finance institutions, only Kiva partner Emprender. In the future, they plan on growing as a small business and having more machines to attend to more clients.
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La señora Carla F. Montaño se dedica a la costura de chamarras, chalecos, mandiles, guardapolvos, etc. Tiene un bebe pequeño y trabaja junto a su esposo.
Es una pareja Joven que con mucho sacrificio logro equipar su taller, no trabaja con otra institución financiera, solo con Emprender.
A futuro piensan en crecer como microempresa y contar con más máquinas y atender a mayor número de clientes.

Additional Information

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
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,292,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carla buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2009
Apr 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009