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Sra. Balentina, age 50, has been a widow for more than 30 years. She has 5 children who already have independent lives and their own families. Sra. Balentina lives in her own home. She sells groceries at a neighborhood store located in her house. Balentina has been in business for 10 years.

She is requesting a loan so that she can buy frozen treats and merchandise, such as candies and cookies, to restock her store. Balentina is grateful to Emprender for the quick response and the good treatment she has received.

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La Sra. Balentina, D. 50 años D. edad viuda hace mas D. 30 años, tiene 5 hijos que ya tienen sus vidas independientes, ya hicieron su familia, la Sra. Balentina vive en casa propia, se dedica a la venta D. abarrotes en una tienda D. barrio que tiene en su propio domicilio, ya lleva con esta actividad hace 10 años, La clienta solicito un préstamo para financiamiento D. compra D. heladera y mercadería como dulces y galletas para surtir su tienda. La clienta agradeció a la institución por la rapidez que fueron atendidos y el buen trato que se le dio.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 126
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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 $1,000 helped Balentina to buy frozen treats, candies, and cookies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013