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Mayerlin is 30 years old. She is single and has a 5-year-old son. She raises pigs in the town of Rio Seco.

This is her first loan with the institution, and Mayerlin is going to use it to purchase pigs. Her reason for requesting this loan is her lack of working capital for buying pigs.

Mayerlin faces challenges in her business, such as improving her quality of life. She is going to use the profits to improve the feeding of her pigs. Her wish is to be able to have a shed where she can raise pigs in quantity, so that she can improve her financial stability this way.
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La Sra. Mayerlin tiene 30 años y es soltera con 1 hijo que tiene la edad de 5 años, ella se dedica a la crianza de cerdos en la localidad de Rio Seco, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Mayerlin va a usar este préstamo para la compra de cerdos para su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de capital para la compra de cerdos, la Sra. Mayerlin enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar su calidad de vida y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar la calidad en la alimentación de sus cerdos, su deseo es poder tener una granja donde pueda criar cantidad de cerdos para que de esta manera pueda mejorar su estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 123
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Mayerlin to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2015