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Agustina is 46, married, and has a 17 year-old-son. She sells basic household necessities in her grocery store. This is her third loan with the institution.

Agustina will use this loan to buy grocery merchandise at wholesale, such as rice and sugar. Her reason for requesting this loan is the her need to stock her store.

Agustina faces challenges such as imbalances in the local economy. She is going to use the profits to continue buying merchandise. Her wish for her business is for her store to be larger and better stocked.
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La Sra. Agustina tiene 46 años y es casada con un hijo que tiene la edad de 17 años, ella se dedica a la venta de productos de primera necesidad en su tienda de abarrotes, este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Agustina utilizara este préstamo para la compra de mercadería abarrotes por mayor como arroz y azúcar, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es necesidad de surtir su negocio, la Sra. Agustina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son desbalances en la economía local, ella va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir comprando mercadería surtida. Su deseo por su negocio es que su tienda sea más grande y más surtida.

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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
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Agustina to buy merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013