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Ruth Mery
Sra. Ruth sells secondhand clothing. She is 45 years old, married, and has two children (ages 3 and 8). Ruth has been selling secondhand clothing for more than five years. Her business is located in the Plan 3000 District. She is in her fifth loan cycle with Emprender and will use this loan to start a new business. She will buy a hamburger cart so that she can sell hamburgers at night. Sra. Ruth faces challenges in her business because of the high level of competition and the changing marketplace. She is very happy to be starting a new business so that she can increase her income and improve her quality of life.

Sra. Ruth is hardworking individual and is grateful to Emprender for the support it has provided.

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La Sra. Ruth se dedica al venta de ropa de segunda mano tiene 45 años y es casada con 2 hijos que son 3 años y 8 años, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa de segunda mano hace mas de 5 años, su negocio se encuentra en la zona del plan 3000, la Sra. se encuentra en su quinta secuencia con la institución, Ruth usara este préstamo de para para el inicio de su nuevo negocio que es la compra de un carrito hamburguesito para la venta de hamburguesas por las noches, La Sra. Ruth enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la demanda de mucha competencia y el cambio climático. Ella esta muy contenta de empezar este empezar este nuevo negocio, ya que incrementara sus ingresos y de esta manera mejorar su calidad de vida, La Sra. Ruth es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y 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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ruth Mery to buy a hamburger cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013