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Jiovanna Mirian
Ms. Jiovanna lives in her father-in-law's home and has a neighborhood grocery store which she's had for five years and a small beauty salon. She lives with her three children and receives support from her partner infrequently since he works in the province and does not get home much. With this business she supports the household on her own.

She needs the loan to stock her store with groceries and improve her income. The area where she sells and lives is semi-urban. The zone is largely commercial as there are various buildings around the area. This is the only neighborhood grocery store in the area and she gets a lot of sales, and so she wishes to stock her shop.

She is grateful for the opportunity she is being given.
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La señora Jiovanna vive en la casa de su suegro, cuenta con una tienda de barrio hace 5 años y una pequeña peluquería, vive con sus tres hijos, pocas veces recibe apoyo de su pareja puesto que el sr. Trabaja en provincia y llega poco a su domicilio, con esta actividad ella sola mantiene el hogar, el crédito lo necesita para poner abarrotes en su tienda y mejorar sus ingresos, la zona donde vende y vive es periurbana, el sector es de alto comercio ya que existen varias construcciones aledañas, y esta es la única tienda de barrio por la zona y ella tiene mucha venta por tal motivo desea surtir su tienda, la siente agradecida por la oportunidad que le brindan.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,349,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Jiovanna Mirian to purchase groceries for her shop such as rice, sugar and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013