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Florentina is a client who lives in the south end of the city of La Paz. She currently lives with her 6 children, all of whom are still in school. She supports them alone as she has recently been widowed. She is a very responsible and hardworking person who sells a variety of products from a store located in her own home and for which she needs the loan. She will invest in the purchase of more merchandise, such as groceries, to stock her store in order to improve her income and to move forward with her family. She is very happy for the loan given to her and she is very thankful for it.
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La Sra. Florentina es cliente que vive al sur D. la ciudad D. La Paz, actualmente vive con sus 6 hijos que aun se encuentran en la etapa escolar y a los cuales mantiene sola puesto que ha quedado viuda hace poco. Es una socia muy responsable y trabajadora que se dedica a la venta D. productos varios en su tienda ubicada en el mismo domicilio y para lo cual necesita el préstamo. Ella invertirá en la compra D. mayor mercadería como abarrotes para surtir su tienda y así poder mejorar sus ingresos y D. esta manera llevar a su familia para adelante. Esta muy contenta por la colaboración que se le presta y queda muy agradecida por ello.

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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
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,286,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Florentina to stock her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012