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Irma lives in La Guardia, Arco Iris urbanization zone, which is 13 kilometers from the city of Santa Cruz. She is married. Her husband is employed by a firm. They have two, school-age children. For this reason, both of them must work to support the family.

She sells prepared meals at mid-morning. She is a responsible, very hard-working person. She has references from clients who have already managed several loan cycles with the institution.

She is asking for funding to buy ingredients for her delicious dishes so that her business will grow.

She is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the trust placed in her by granting the loan.
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La Sra. Irma vive en la localidad de la Guardia, en la urbanización Arco iris distante a 13 Km de la Ciudad de Santa Cruz, esta casada, su esposo trabaja en una empresa como operario, tienen 2 hijos en edad escolar, por lo tanto los dos tienen que trabajar para sustentar a su familia, ella se dedica a la venta de comidas a media mañana, es una persona responsable y muy trabajadora tiene referencias de clientes que ya trabajaron en varias secuencias con la institucion, por tal motivo han decidido solicitar crédito para comprar productos y elaborar sus riquisimos platillos y asi poder incrementar su negocio. Esta muy agradecida con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgacion del credito.

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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
  • 136
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,286,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Irma to buy ingredients for her dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2010
Mar 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2011