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Veronica makes and sells beef empanadas, and distributes them wholesale. She supplies different orders from her customers, carrying out this activity together with her mother, Senora Filomena. They make the beef empanadas in their home and then later deliver them to their customers.

This activity constitutes the main source of income for Veronica and her mother, who live in the home of the family's oldest son. This loan will be used to buy a refrigerator, a bakery table, an industrial oven and kitchenware.

They are grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the confidence shown in granting this loan.
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La Srta. Veronia tiene como actividad la elaboracion y venta de empanadas tucumanas, distribuyendo las mismas por mayor, surtiendo diferentes pedidos de sus clientes, realiza esta actividad conjuntamente con su mamá Sra. Filomena, elaboran las empanadas tucumanas en su domicilio y luego realizan la entrega a sus clientes.

Esta actividad se constituyendose en su principal fuente de ingreso para ella y su madre, que viven en casa de su hijo mayor. El destino del credito para la compra de un refrigerador, un meson de panaderia, una cocina industrial y menaje de cocina.

Esta agradecida con Emprender y kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgacion del credito.

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
  • 119
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,714,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Veronica to buy a refrigerator, a bakery table, an industrial oven and kitchenware.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 30, 2009
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010