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Lena Karen
Doña Lena is an engineer that works as a private consultant. She works on projects related to natural gas installations. She provides plans for different institutions. She also teaches classes at the “Boliviano Suizo” technical institute.
The purpose of the loan is to buy pipes that are used for gas installations. They are the same type of pipes that used for natural gas installations in a home.
Doña Lena works with a group of other companies as a project manager. She provides the necessary calculations for the company’s installations.
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"Doña Lena,es ingenierá que trabaja como consultora individual presentando proyectos relacionados con la instalación de gas natural y elaborando planos para diferentes instituciones. La otra actividad que realiza es la de dictar clases en el instituto tecnológico Boliviano Suizo.

El destino del crédito está dirigido a la compra de tubos para instalación de gas, los mismos que son necesarios para adjudicarse una obra de instalación de gas domiciliario.

Doña Lena trabaja en sociedad con otras empresas a las que tambien les brinda el servicio de proyectista, realizando los calculos necesarios para que la empresa realice solo la instalación."

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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
  • 133
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,286,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Lena Karen to buy pipes for natural gas installations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010