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Amalia is 22 years old. She lives on Totai street in the community of Chimore in city of Cochabamba in the province of Carrasco. She is a single mother of 1 son. Amalia sells cosmetics and works in agriculture and selling new clothing. Since she didn't have enough income to support her family, she started working with her father. Amalia went down a new road in life and started from zero. The loan Amalia is asking for is to buy new clothing and thus have more income so she can help her son graduate with a degree some day. She dreams of a better future for her son, because she wasn't able to get a degree. What she wants is for her son to gradutae and be able to be able to help the people in her area.
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La Sra. Amalia tiene 22 años de edad ella vive en la calle totai en la población de Chimore, de la provincia carrasco, de la ciudad de Cochabamba, ella es madre soltera. Amalia tiene 1 hijo, Amalia se dedica a la venta de productos cosméticos, a la agricultura y a la venta de ropa nueva ya que ella no pudo tener ingresos suficientes para poder mantener a su familia, ella se volvió a levantar junto a su padre. Amalia tomo un nuevo rumbo en su camino empezó de cero. El préstamo que solicita Amalia es para la compra de Ropa Nueva y de esa manera podrá tener más ingresos y poder ayudar a sus hijo a terminar alguna carrera sueña con un futuro mejor para su hijo ya que ella no pudo terminar una carrera, pero ella quiere que su hijo si pueda realizar una carrera y poder ayudar a las personas de la zona.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Amalia to buy merchandise (new clothes) to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 13, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014