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Gimena is a new client of the institution, though her mom is an existing client of Emprender. Gimena is single and lives in her mom's home which is located in Tembladerani district, in the city of La Paz. Her business is selling pork in one of the busiest markets in the city. She is a very young and hard-working person who recently finished her studies in hairdressing. For this reason, she has requested a loan to buy the supplies and materials that she needs as she would like to open a beauty salon in order to make additional income. This will enable her to improve her quality of life. She feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support that they are giving her which helps her to continue growing her business.
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La señora Gimena es cliente nuevo de la institución, sin embargo la mama de la Sra. Gimena es cliente antigua de emprender, la Sra., Gimena es soltera y vive en casa de su mama, queda ubicado en la zona de Tembladerani de la ciudad de La Paz, la cliente se dedica a la comercialización de carne de cerdo en uno de los mercados mas concurridos de la ciudad, ella es una persona muy joven y trabajadora reciente mente termino sus clases de peinados y peluquería, por este motivo solicito el crédito para la compra de insumos y materiales ya que desea abrir su salón de belleza y así tener un ingreso mas, y de esta manera poder mejorar sus calidad de vida, se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo que le brindan para seguir creciendo.

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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
  • 149
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Gimena to invest in equipment for her second business (a beauty salon).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013