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Yina Mercedes
Yina is 20 years old and has dedicated herself to the sale of food for the past two years in her stand in Puerto Rico, Bolivia. She began to work with her mother when she was little. This loan is her third in sequence from the institution. Yina is going to use this loan to buy a motorcycle, which she needs to do her work efficiently by moving rapidly to buy ingredients that she sometimes needs. She needs to run a long distances because she lives in a rural zone and the distance between locations is very large. The path is not in good condition so a motorcycle is very useful. She asks for this loan to continue improving her work. Yina is a hardworking person who feels happy for the opportunity to be granted a loan given that this is her only activity which permits her to support herself.
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La Sra. Yina tiene 20 años, ella se dedica a la venta de comida desde hace ya dos años en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en la localidad de Puerto Rico, empezó a trabajar con su mama desde muy pequeña, este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Yina va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de una motocicleta, que le hace mucha falta ya que esto le permitirá realizar su trabajo de manera eficiente ya que tiene que movilizarse de manera rápida a comprar sus insumos que algunas veces le hace falta y tiene que recorrer una distancia larga como es del área rural las distancias entre localidades son muy largas y el camino no está en buenas condiciones para que entren movilidades por lo que una motocicleta es de muy buena utilidad, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en trabajo, la Sra. Yina es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada en la otorgación del crédito ya que esta es su única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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About Emprender

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
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Yina Mercedes for the purchase of a car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013