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Alejandrina is 46 years old and works selling food in her food stall, which is located in the Villa el Carmen area of La Paz. Her food stall is located at one of the stops of the many minibuses that go through the area, and for this reason she has an established customer base.

Alejandrina is a long-standing client of the institution. She plans to use this loan to buy ingredients such as potatoes, vegetables and meat for making her products. She is requesting this loan because she lacks the capital to buy these ingredients.

Alejandrina is confronting challenges in her business such as growing her customer base. She plans to use the profits to improve her family’s quality of life, as her business is her only source of income.
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La Sra. Alejandrina tiene 46 años, ella se dedica a la venta de comida en su puesto de venta se encuentran la zona de Villa el Carmen de la ciudad de La Paz, su puesto se encuentra en parada de uno de los muchos minibuses que van por la zona por tal motivo tiene clientela fija, ella es cliente antigua de la institución, La Sra. Alejandrina va a usar este préstamo para la compra de insumos como papa, verduras y carnes para la elaboración de sus comidas, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de capital para la compra de estos insumos, La Sra. Alejandrina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son crecer en clientela y va a utilizar los beneficios mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, ya que esta es la única actividad con la que cuenta.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 109
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Alejandrina to buy wholesale ingredients such as potatoes, rice, oil etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014