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Maria Alejandra
María was born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. She currently lives in the España neighborhood. For 5 years she has been embroidering thongs (flip flops). She has built up a customer base and to increase her income she also sells jewelry. In this way she helps with her household expenses. The loan which Mrs Alejandra has been given is for buying more thongs since her orders for embroidered thongs have increased with the end-of-year season. She is grateful to Emprender for the trust which they have placed in her.
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La Sra. María Nacida en Santa Cruz de la Sierra vive actualmente en el Barrio España. Hace 5 años se dedica al bordado en chinelas donde ya a sentado presencia en sus clientes y para incrementar sus ingresos comercializa también adornos de esa manera ayuda en los gastos del hogar. el crédito que se le otorgo a la Sra. Alejandra es para la compra de mas chinelas ya que su demanda de pedidos de chinelas bordadas a incrementado por la época de fin de año. La Sra. agradece a la institución por la confianza depositada en su persona.

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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
  • 135
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,349,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Alejandra to buy thread, jewelry and thongs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011