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Lucila lives in the city of La Paz in an area called Alto Tacagua. She has two grown children, and she is a widow. She says that it was a blow for her to be left alone without her life partner. But, she knew how to recover and get ahead.

She sells food, and she has ten years of experience in this field. She says that she will use the money to buy a piece of land that is a bargain. She has part of the price of the land, but she still needs $1,000 American dollars. She is requesting that amount now. She is a very hard-working and responsible person. She is always thinking of her family’s well-being.
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La Sra. Lucila vive en la ciudad de la Paz, en la zona denominada Alto Tacagua cuenta con dos hijos ya mayores de edad, es viuda, cuenta que fue un golpe para ella el quedarse sola sin su compañero, pero supo reponerse y salir adelante, su actividad es la venta de comida cuenta con 10 años de experiencia en el rubro y menciona que invertirá el dinero en la compra de un terreno que esta de ocasión, ella cuenta con parte de lo que cuesta el terreno y le hizo falta los un mil dólares americanos que actualmente solicita, es una persona muy trabajadora y muy responsable siempre pensando en el bienestar de su familia.

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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
  • 117
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lucila buy a piece of land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2010
Sep 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011