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Ms. Silvia C. T. is 47-years-old. She is married to Victor C. Villca, and they live in their own house in the Villa Nuevo Potosi area. Both husband and wife make jackets, which they then sell in Potosi and Tarija.

The loan Silvia is requesting will be used to purchase wool in bulk, so that she can reduce production costs and boost profits.

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"Doña Silvia C. T. tiene 47 años de edad, se encuentra casada con Victor C. Villca, los mismos viven en domicilio propio en la zona de Villa Nuevo Potosi.Tanto esposo y esposa se dedican a la confección de chamarras, los mismos que los venden en la ciudad de Potosi y Tarija.

El crédito solicitado por doña Silvia esta orientado a la compra de tela de paño por rollos, esto se debe a que le permite disminuir su costo de producción y mejorar de está manera sus ingresos."

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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
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Silvia purchase wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2009
Sep 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010