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Leandra, 62, is married and has two children who are 25 and 19 years old. She sells vegetables on a very busy street in the city of La Paz. This loan is her first with the institution. She will use the loan to buy construction materials to repair her house for her business. Leandra faces some business challenges, such as stability for her business location. She will use the proceeds to improve her house. She wishes to buy her own car to help transport her merchandise.
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La Sra. Leandra tiene 62 años y es casada con 2 hijos que son de las edades de 25 y 19 años, ella se dedica a la venta de verdura que se encuentran en una calle muy concurrida de la ciudad de la Paz, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Leandra va a usar este préstamo para la compra de material de construcción para refacción de los ambientes de su domicilio para su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es mejorar ambientes domicilio, la Sra. Leandra enfrenta retos en su negocio que son estabilidad de puesto de venta y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar ambiente de vida en su domicilio, su deseo es la compra de vehículo propio que le ayude a transportar su mercadería.

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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
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,286,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Leandra to refurbish her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013