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Estela Piedad
Señora Estela is a native of the Colonia San Carlos neighborhood about 15 kilometers from San Jose. She works, including at the Alasitas Festival, selling sucumbe, the traditional beverage of the area. She lives with Señor Jorge who is a bricklayer. They have one young son.

With the money from this loan Estela will buy a refrigerator to conserve her products and the supplies she uses to make the sucumbes. She is a responsible person and is grateful to the institution for the economic assistance it has provided to help her have a better quality of life and to continue working to improve her situation.
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La señora Estela, oriunda de la Colonia San Carlos a unos 15 kilómetros de la localidad de San José, su actividad es la venta de sucumbe bebida tradicional de la localidad, ella vende en la feria de alasitas, convive con el sr. Jorge el cual es albañil tienen 1 hijo pequeño, con el dinero del crédito la Sra. estela comprara un refrigerador para poder conservar sus productos e insumos para la elaboración de sus sucumbes, es una persona responsable, la señora esta agradecida con la institución por el apoyo económico que le brinda para tener una mejor calidad de vida y seguir adelante superándose.

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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
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Estela Piedad to buy a refrigerator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
May 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012