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Virginia is 28-years-old and has two children with her partner who are six and seven-years-old. She works making and repairing articles of clothing in her sewing workshop that can be found in the town of Jorochito. This loan is her third with this organization and Virginia will use the loan to buy a fabric cutting machine that will be very useful for doing her work. Her reason for requesting the loan is to continue equipping her workshop. Virginia faces challenges in her business such as getting out of poverty and she will use the benefits of it to improve her quality of life and that of her family.
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La Sra. Virginia tiene 28 años, tiene su pareja con el que tienen dos hijos que son de las edades de 6 y 7 años, ella se dedica a la confección y arreglo de prendas de vestir en su taller que se encuentra en la localidad de Jorochito, Este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución la Sra. Virginia va a usar este préstamo para la compra de máquina de cortar tela que le será muy útil para realizar su trabajo, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir equipando su taller, la Sra. Virginia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 117
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,694,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Virginia to buy a fabric cutting machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013