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Mrs. María is 50 years old and is married with one child of 15 years. She works selling food in her food stall that can be found in the Imperial Zone. This loan is her first with the Kiva field partner institution. Mrs. María will use the loan to purchase a freezer and an industrial oven for her business, since the reason for requesting this loan is to grow her business and this will permit her to offer better service. Mrs. María has faced challenges in her business which include increasing the number of clients and being better than the competition, as well as utilizing benefits to improve her business. María's dream is to see her daughter become a happy professional and she is thankful for the help that the Kiva partner institution has offered.
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La Sra. María tiene 50 años, es casada tiene un hijo de la edad de 15 años se dedica a la venta de comidas en su puesto de venta que se encuentran en la zona Imperial, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. María utilizara este préstamo para la compra de frízer y horno industrial para su negocio, ya que la razón para solicitar este préstamo es ampliación del negocio y esto le permitira brindar un mejor servicio, La Sra. María enfrenta retos en su negocio que es la de incrementar la cantidad de clientes y ser mejor que la competencia y utilizar los beneficios en el de mejorar su negocio, su sueño de la Sra. es ver a su hija profesional 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
  • 108
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Maria to purchase a freezer and an industrial oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013