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Sra. Susana produces and sells bread and shortbread cookies in the area where she lives. This business enables her to help her husband with maintaining their household. Her husband, Sr. Felix, has been working as a salaried driver for several years. He has been presented with an opportunity to purchase a vehicle.

Susana and her husband have money saved up, but are requesting a loan so that they can increase their reserves. By acquiring this vehicle, her husband will be able to work and improve their financial situation. In addition, her husband can use the vehicle for selling bread, thereby creating work for him to do. Susana is very grateful to Emprender for the support that has been provided.

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La Sra. Susana tiene como actividad la venta y elaboración de pan y alfajores en la zona donde reside con esta actividad ayuda a su esposo en el mantenimiento de su hogar, el esposo es conductor asalariado, trabajando de es esta manera por varios años, en esta oportunidad al esposo sr. Félix, se le presento la oportunidad de adquirir un vehículo, ya que ellos tienen dinero ahorrado al cual aumentaran el dinero solicitado en este crédito, para así de esta manera adquirir un vehículo con el cual podrá trabajar y de esta manera mejorar su economía, también así de esta manera poder transportar a su esposa en la venta del pan y así facilitar el trabajo de su esposa, 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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Susana purchase a vehicle for selling bread & providing work for her husband.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011