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Ramona, 52, is divorced and has two children who are 10 and 18 years old. Ramona is a dressmaker; she makes various types of clothing. Her workshop is located in Villa Unión. This loan will be her third cycle within the institution. Ramona will use this loan to buy fabric and thread to make the clothes so that she can increase working capital for her business.

The challenge Ramona faces is high demand because classes start this month. She will use profits to buy sewing machines. Her wish for the business is to have a larger workshop and to employ staff. She feels happy and grateful for the opportunity she’s being given.
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La Sra. Ramona tiene 52 años y es divorciada con 2 hijos que son de las edades de 10 y 18 años La Sra. Ramona es modista se dedica a la confección de distintas prendas de vestir, su taller se encuentra en la zona Villa Unión, este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Ramona utilizara este préstamo para la compra de telas e hilos para la confección de prendas de vestir y así de esta manera incrementar capital de trabajo para su negocio, la Sra. Ramona enfrenta retos en su negocio que son alta demanda de este mes por inicio de clases. Y va a utilizar los beneficios compra de maquinas de costura. Y su deseo para su negocio es tener su taller de costura más grande y poder emplear mano de obra, se siente feliz y agradecido 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
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ramona to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013