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Sandra has a business selling DVDs. She is separated from her husband, but she lives with her two young daughters. One of them is sick, but thanks to Sandra's support she is getting better. They live in the Alto Pampahasi neighborhood, which is 20 minutes from the center of the city. Sandra has a store where she sells DVDs, and she also sells in the "16 de Julio" market in the city of El Alto, which is the largest market in the city. Sandra is a cheerful person who works very hard for her daughters so that they can have a good education, since she hopes that someday they will become professionals. Sandra and her daughters are currently living in a small apartment, and they hope to save enough money to buy a house. She requests a loan to buy DVD movies and display cases to exhibit her merchandise. Sandra is grateful to Emprender and Kiva for their trust in providing her with this loan.
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La Sra. Sandra se dedica a vender dvd's. Ella esta separada de su esposo pero vive junto a sus dos jóvenes hijas, una de ellas es un poco enferma pero gracias al apoyo de Sandra se esta mejorando. Ellas viven en la zona de alto Pampahasi que esta a 20 minutos del centro de la ciudad. Sandra tiene una tienda donde vende los dvd's y también va a vender a la feria 16 de julio de la cuidad de el alto, que es la feria más grande esta ciudad. Sandra es una persona alegre y trabaja muy duro para que sus hijas reciban una buena educación ya que espera que ellas puedan llegar a ser profesionales. Sandra y sus hijas viven en este momento en un pequeño departamento y esperan poder ahorrar lo suficiente para poder comprar una casa. Ella solicita el crédito para poder comprar películas y mostradores para exhibir su mercadería de dvd's. Esta agradecida con emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgación del crédito.

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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
  • 151
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,651,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sandra to buy DVD movies and display cases to exhibit her DVDs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2011
May 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011