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Shirley Magda
Magda lives in the Toborochi colony and she has lived there for many years. She sells roasted chicken from her home with her daughter’s help. Her daughter is 24 years old and she is in university. In advance of her daily sales, she goes to the market in the mornings to make the purchases necessary to prepare the chicken for sale in the afternoons. She also employs a 16 year old young woman for help in the business. She is paid on a monthly basis. Her business is the only one of its type in the neighborhood. Magda is well known and much loved in her community. Magda will purchase soft drinks and ingredients to prepare her delicious chicken with the funds from this loan. She is very grateful to the organization for the support.
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La Sra. Magda vive en la Urbanización el Toborochi lugar en la cual viven hace muchos años, la dedica a la venta de pollo al spiedo en su mismo domicilio con la ayuda de su hija que tiene 24 años y esta en la universidad, además sus ventas son darías, la Sra. por la mañana se va al mercado a realizar sus compras para la preparación del pollo en la tarde además ella genera trabajo a una muchacha de 16 años a quien le paga de forma mensual por su ayuda en el negocio, lo que hay que rescatar de este negocio es que es el único mas cercano en los alrededores y la Sra. Magda ya es conocida y muy querida en el lugar, con el dinero del crédito la Sra. Magda Necesita comprar insumos para la preparación de sus riquísimos pollos y también refrescos, esta muy agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 121
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,224,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Shirley Magda to purchase ingredients to make roast chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011