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Lourdes is twenty years old. She is dedicated to knitting Alpaca shawls for indigenous women. She lives in the town of Igachi. This loan is her first with the the institution. Lourdes is going to use this loan to buy alpaca wool at wholesale to sew her blankets since her town's anniversary is approaching and she has many sales and she also delivers orders to different markets in the city of El Alto. Her reason for requesting this loan is increasing working capital. Lourdes faces challenges in her business that are stocking merchandise and she is going to use the benefits to keep buying at wholesale.
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La Sra. Lourdes tiene 20 años, ella se dedica a tejido de mantas de Alpaca para las mujeres de pollera, ella vive en la localidad de Igachi este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Lourdes va a usar este préstamo para la compra de lana de alpaca por mayor para el tejido de sus mantas ya que por esta fechas que se acerca el aniversario de la localidad y tiene mucha venta también entrega pedidos a los distintos mercados de la ciudad de El Alto, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incremento de capital de trabajo, la Sra. Lourdes enfrenta retos en su negocio que son surtir su mercadería y va a utilizar los beneficios e seguir comprando por mayor

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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
  • 113
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lourdes to purchase alpaca wool at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014