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Carolina is from the city of La Paz. She lived in an area called Ernesto Torres before she came to the Llojeta area. Llojeta is a very busy area in our city. She has two school age children, ages four and ten. She is not married, but she is in a common-law marriage.

She has been selling groceries for three years. She says that she will use the loan to buy rice, noodles, and sugar. A good part of the money was used to buy dried fruits and condiments. She is a very hard-worker.

She is very grateful to the institution for the support they have given her.
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La Sra. Carolina es de la Ciudad de La Paz, vive en la zona denominada Ernesto torres antes de legar a la Zona de Llojeta, una zona muy concurrida de nuestra ciudad, tiene dos niños de entre 4 y 10 años de edad que se encuentran en edad escolar, es concubina no se caso y su actividad es comerciante en la venta de abarrotes cuenta con 3 años de experiencia en el rubro y menciona que invertirá el dinero en la compra de arroz, fideo y azúcar ya que una buena parte del capital fue invertido en la compra de frutas secas y condimentos, es muy trabajadora y esta muy agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 123
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carolina buy groceries wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2010
Aug 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011