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Martha is a new client who is in her first loan cycle with the institution. She lives in the city of La Paz and has two school-age children. She works selling jackets on the border with Argentina. She will use the loan to buy vests wholesale. In this way she will satisfy her customers because she has many orders for vests.

Martha travels to different places to sell her products, but she has more customers on the border. Even so she continues opening up her market. She is a young and enterprising woman. She is happy with and grateful to the institution for the support given.
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La señora Martha es cliente nueva que esta en su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, vive en la ciudad de La Paz tiene dos hijos que están en la edad escolar, la cliente se dedica a la venta de chamarras y chalecos en la frontera con el país de Argentina, el crédito lo destinara para la compra de chalecos por mayor, ya que tiene muchos pedidos que entregar y de esta manera satisfacer a sus clientes, la Sra. Martha realiza viajes a distintos lugares a ofrecer sus productos, pero ya tiene mas clientela en la frontera, aun a si se sigue abriendo mercado, es una mujer joven y emprendedora, 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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Martha to purchase wholesale vests.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013