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Angélica makes spiral notebooks that she sells wholesale in the cities of Potosí, Oruro, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz. She also delivers them to offices. She has been working out of her home, located in the Villa Nuevo Potosí zone, for more than 10 years. Her children help her with production and sales. Sadly, her husband passed away, and she has had to take care of the whole family. Now, through hard work, she has been able to make her business succeed and cover food and education costs. She is now thinking of her children's future. She taught them the business well so that in the future they can take care of themselves. Angélica started working with a paper cutter and a hole punch. Now she is requesting this loan to be able to buy others and support her work and that of her children. Angélica has not been working with this organization for long, but in a short period of time she has shown that she is a hard worker and that she is punctual and responsible.
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La señora angélica elabora cuadernos con espiral y empastados los cuales venD. en las ciudades D. potosí, Oruro, Cochabamba y Santa Cruz al por mayor, tambien entrega a oficinas, trabaja en su domicilio ubicado en la zona D. villa nuevo Potosí hace más D. diez años, sus hijos le ayudan en la elaboración y en la venta, lamentablemente su esposo falleció y ella tuvo que hacerse cargo D. toda su familia, ahora con mucho esfuerzo logró sacar su negocio adelante y pueD. cubrir los gastos D. alimentación y educación con este negocio, ahora piensa en el futuro D. sus hijos a los cuales enseñó muy bien el negocio para que en un futuro ellos puedan valerse por sí mismos, la señora Angélica trabaja desD. que comenzó con una perforadora y cortadora, ahora solicita el crédito para poder comprar otra y facilitar su trabajo y el D. sus hijos, doña Angélica no tiene mucho tiempo trabajando con la institución, sin embargo en este corto tiempo se pudo evidenciar que su trabajo es muy sacrificado y que es una cliente puntual y responsable.

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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
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Angelica to purchase a (paper) cutter and hole puncher.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013