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Aquilina, 42, is single and has a 14 year-old child. She has a business selling consumer staples in a store in her neighborhood, which is located near the market in the town of Sacaba. This is her first loan with the institution. Aquilina will use the loan to buy products to stock her store, such as sweets, beverages and groceries. In this way she can increase her working capital. The reason she is requesting this loan is that she doesn't have enough money to buy everything that she needs. Aquilina faces challenges with her business, such as the competition. She will use the profits to purchase a lot more merchandise so that she can continue to keep her store well-stocked. Her dream for her business is to have a stable and profitable business. She is grateful for the opportunity that is being provided with this loan.
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La Sra. Aquilina tiene 42 años y es soltera con 1 hijo que tiene la edad de 14 años, su actividad es la venta de productos de primera necesidad en una tienda de barrio que se encuentran en cerca del mercado de la localidad de Sacaba, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Aquilina utilizara este préstamo para la compra de productos para surtir su tienda como dulces, refrescos y abarrotes y así de esta manera incrementar su capital de trabajo, la razón para solicitar este préstamo es no cuenta con el dinero suficiente para adquirir lo necesario, la Sra. Aquilina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son competencia y utilizara los beneficios en la compra de mucha mas mercadería para seguir surtiendo su tienda, Su sueño para su negocio es tener un negocio estable y rentable, se 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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 123
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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 $1,025 helped Aquilina to buy merchandise such as beverages, sweets and groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013