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Sandra Mirtha
Sandra lives the Miraflores neighborhood of the El Torno, located 39 km away from the town of Santa Cruz. Her main activity is to sell fruits, on top of being a hairdresser. Due to the lack of jobs, her husband has traveled abroad looking for a more promising future that will allow him to help his wife providing for their family, composed of 6 children of school age. She has been living in the community for 6 years, and thanks to some loans she has been able to build her house and succeeded in having enough money to maintain her activity. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy seasonal fruits such as cherimoyas (custard apples), tangerines, papayas and so on. She is a very hard-working and responsible woman, always caring for the well-being of her family. She is really thankful to Emprender and Kiva for the confidence shown in granting her the loan.
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La Sra. Sandra vive en la localidad de el torno distante a 39 km de la ciudad de santa cruz, en el Barrio Miraflores, su actividad principal es la venta de frutas, y peinadora, su esposo por la falta de trabajo viajo al exterior en busca de un futuro prometedor, y así ayudar a su esposa a sacar adelante a su familia, ya que son cuatros sus hijo en edad escolar, hace 6 años que vive en la comunidad, a base de créditos financieros a podido construir su casa y tener un capital necesario para trabajar, con el dinero del crédito comprara frutas de temporada como se chirimoya, mandarina, papaya, etc. Es muy trabajadora y muy responsable siempre pensando en el bienestar de su familia, esta muy agradecida con Emprender y kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgación del crédito.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,688,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sandra Mirtha to buy seasonal fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011