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Alfonso, 36, is married and has two school-age children. He and his wife sell groceries from their store in El Tejar. He will use this loan to buy a variety of wholesale items like flour, vegetable shortening, and sugar to stock his business and offer his customers more choices

He is applying for a loan to expand his business, and Alfonso will use the profits to buy more products to increase his income. He would like to have a larger store so that he can serve his clients better and earn more income to provide a better life for his family.
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El Sr. Alfonso tiene 36 años casado con dos hijos que se encuentran en edad escolar, el se dedica a la venta de abarrotes en su tienda que se encuentra en la zona de El Tejar, se dedica a esta actividad junto a su esposa y va a usar este préstamo para la compra de variedad de abarrotes para surtir su negocio como harina, manteca y azúcar por mayor para surtir su tienda de venta y de esta manera brindar variedad de productos a sus clientes, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en su negocio, el Sr. Alfonso va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando productos y así mejorando sus ingresos, su deseo para su negocio es tener un almacén y así brindar un mejor servicio a su clientela, mejorar sus ingresos y por ende mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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
  • 123
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Alfonso to buy flour and vegetable shortening.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013