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Benita is 60 years old, a widow with one son who is already independent. She makes a living by selling chicken in her butcher shop that is in one of the markets in the southern zone.

This loan is her sixth sequence in this institution. Benita is a long-standing client of the institution. Benita is going to use this loan to buy a large freezer to preserve her products in a good state. Her reason for applying for this loan is that she requires the freezer to sell the meat. Benita faces the challenge of competition in her business since there are various butcher shops in the zone, but she has many customers because of the kindness with which she treats her clientele. She is going to utilize the benefits to buy another large freezer. Her wish for her business is to have a stable and profitable business and thus increase her income.
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La Sra. Benita tiene 60 años, es viuda con 1 hijos ya independientes, ella se dedica al comercio de carne de pollo en su carnicería que se encuentran en uno de los mercados de la zona sur, este préstamo es su sexta secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Benita es cliente antigua de la institución, la Sra. Benita va a usar este préstamo para la compra de un congelador grande para conservar sus productos en buen estado su razón para solicitar este préstamo es que requiere la congeladora para la venta de carne., la Sra. Benita enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia ya que hay varias carnicerías en la zona, pero ella tiene mucha clientela por la amabilidad con la que trata a su clientela y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de otra congeladora grande, su deseo para su negocio es tener un negocio estable y rentable y de esta manera incrementar sus ingresos económicos.

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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
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Benita to buy a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013