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Sra. Demetria is married and has 4 children. Her husband has been working abroad for more than 10 years. Her children, all of whom live in the city of Santa Cruz, are married and independent. Sra. Demetria operates a produce sales business on weekends. She buys bulk supplies of produce, then travels to the town of Yapacani on Fridays so that she can sell there on Saturdays and Sundays. She will use this loan to stock her business. She works hard because the business is her means of supporting herself. She thanks you for your help.
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La señora Demetria es casada, su esposo se fue al extranjero hace más de 10 años, ella tiene 4 hijos de los cuales todos son casados e independientes todos sus hijos viven en la ciudad de Santa Cruz, La Sra. Demetria tiene casa propia en la zona de Huayllani. La Sra. Demetria vende verduras los fines de semana, es decir viaja los días viernes y vende los días sábados y domingos, compra por cargas y los lleva a la localidad de Yapacani donde los distribuye y comercializa, con el dinero del crédito comprar verduras por carga, ella trabaja mucho ya que esta actividad le permite mantenerse, se siente agradecida por la oportunidad que le brindan.

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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
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,650,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Demetria to stock her produce sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012