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Doña Justina is 64 years old, widowed, and currently lives with one of her daughters. She sells fish locally every day of the week except Fridays and Saturdays, when she travels to sell at another location. When she travels, she takes inventory with her valued around $400 USD.

She is requesting a loan to purchase a refrigerator to keep at her main location for storing fish for when she travels.
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Doña Justima vive en la zona D. Kamirpata, aproximadamente a 10 Km. del centro D. ciudad, en domicilio propio tiene 64 años D. edad, es viuda, vive actualemte con una D. sus hijas, su actividad principal es la venta D. pescado , el mismo que lo realiza en su puesto ubicado en la parada del micro 155, en el barrio D. Achachicala, todos los dias D. la semana excepto los viernes y sabado que viaja a Taypiplaya, al norte del departamento D. La Paz, en nor yungas, a vender pescado con cerca D. un capital D. $us 400.-.El crédito solicitado está dirigido a la compra D. un refrigerador para la tienda D. Taypiplaya y mercaderia para surtir la tienda."

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 123
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  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Justina purchase a refrigerator for storing fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010