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Alejandra, 59, is married and has two children who are adults now. She wants to open a butcher shop in the 3 de Mayo neighborhood. She’s had experience in this line of work for some time now. This loan is her first sequence in the institution and Alejandra will use the loan to buy a machine to cut meat for her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is the lack of cash to buy the machine to cut meat for her butcher shop; it’s a very necessary tool. The business challenge Alejandra faces is daily competition because there are several butcher shops in the zone. She will use profits to buy the various tools needed to continue equipping her business.
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La Sra. Alejandra tiene 59 años y es casada con 2 hijos que son ya son mayores, ella quiere abrir un negocio que es una carnicería en la zona 3 de Mayo, sabe ya de esta actividad desde hace mucho tiempo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Alejandra va a usar este préstamo para la compra de una maquina cortadora de carne por su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de efectivo para la compra de esta máquina cortadora para carnicería ya que es una herramienta muy necesaria, la Sra. Alejandra enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia diaria ya que en la zona existen varias carnicerías y va a utilizar los beneficios para la compra de distintas herramientas para seguir implementando su negocio.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Alejandra to buy a meat saw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014