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Aleja is 37 years old and has two children, ages 9 and 15. She works raising and selling pigs in the town of Abapo. This loan is her first within the institution. Aleja will use this loan to buy pigs for her business. Her reason for applying for this loan is the lack of capital to buy pigs. Aleja confronts challenges in her business, such as improving her quality of life and she is going to use the profits to improve the quality of feed for her pigs. Her wish is to be able to have a farm where she can raise a number of pigs to be able to improve her economic stability.
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La Sra. Aleja tiene 37 años tiene 2 hijos que son de las edades de 9 y 15 años, ella se dedica a la venta y crianza de cerdos en la localidad de Abapo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Aleja 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. Aleja 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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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
  • 122
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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 Aleja to buy pigs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013