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Sra. Fortunata is a vegetable merchant. She buys her products in Quillacollo and sells them in the town of Chapare every Saturday and Sunday. Fortunata currently lives in a rental property. She has been selling vegetables for three years and has done very well.

Fortunata is requesting this loan so that she can buy vegetables in bulk. Her two children live with her and her husband works in the fields. She and her husband moved to the city with the crops that they produced because they were not able to support their family. For this reason, they decided to search for better opportunities. Fortunata is a hardworking individual and appreciates the support Emprender has provided.

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La señora Fortunata se dedica al comercio de verduras, las compras los realiza en Quillacollo y esta posteriormente lo comercia en la localidad del Chapare, realiza una venta semanal los días sábados y domingos, actualmente vive en domicilio en alquiler, se dedica a la actividad del comercio de verduras desde hace tres años actividad donde le va muy bien, solicito este crédito para la compra de verduras por mayor, sus dos hijos viven con ella y su esposo trabaja en el campo, se trasladaron a la ciudad ya que con la producción agrícola que tenían, no podían sustentar la mantención de sus familia por este motivo buscaron mejores oportunidades, ella es una persona muy trabajadora agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 127
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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 $575 helped Fortunata to buy vegetables in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012