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Paulina is a long-standing client who is returning to us after years away. She lives in Bella Vista district and has a stall in the local market. Paulina sells her products every day, without a day's rest. She has been selling her products for more than ten years. Her children are already grown up and live independently. She practically lives alone already since she spends most of her time on her stall. Right now, she needs to increase her capital (buying vegetables wholesale). Paulina is a responsible and hard-working person who is grateful to the institution for the support she has been offered.
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La Sra. Paulina es una cliente antigua que retorna después de años, vive en la zona de bella vista y tiene su puesto de venta en el mercado de la zona, ella vende todos los días sin días de descanso, ella vende desde haca mas de diez años, sus hijos ya son mayores actualmente independientes, prácticamente vive ya sola ya que el mayor tiempo pasa en su puesto de venta. En este momento ella necesita incrementar su capital (compra de verduras por mayor), es un apersona responsable y trabajadora, agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 151
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,657,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Paulina to buy vegetables (to increase her capital).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2011
Jun 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012