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Señora Leonarda is 34 years old and has lived for the past 5 years in the 6th Kilometer area of South Barrio Vajio in the Department of Oruro. For the past two years, her main occupation has been wholesale and personal tailoring; conducting her business out of her home. She sews her clothes for an industry to whom she submits her newly sewn clothes weekly. She has been involved with the Señor Ireneo for over 13 years, whom is an auto bodyworker for customs in the municipality of Guarnes. They have two children: a young daughter and a young son. Señora Leonarda is very grateful for our financial support because she urgently needs to purchase an industrial sewing machine.
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La Sra. Leonarda tiene 34 años vive en la zona del km6 barrio Vajio sur hace 5 años oriunda de departamento Oruro. Su Actividad es confeccionista de ropa por mayor y menor hace 2 años que se dedica a esta actividad en la zona del km6 barrio Vajio sur en su mismo domicilio la señora confecciona para una industria donde entrega semanalmente toda la ropa confeccionada. Su Estado civil concubina hace 13 años con el señor Ireneo de actividad chapista en la aduana del municipio de Guarnes, los señores cuentan con 2 hijos una mujercita y un varoncito. La señora se siente muy agradecida con nuestra entidad financiera porque necesitaba comprar una maquina industrial urgente.

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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
  • 125
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Leonarda to purchase an industrial sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011