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Lizbeth was born in the province of Quillacollo, in the municipality of Vinto, in the department of Cochabama. She has worked since she was very young. She is married to Marco and they have 2 small children attending the public school in the area. They live 80 kilometers from the city. She works hard every day to help her father and to support her family.

She has been working selling food for thirteen years. Her husband is a driver under contract. She is asking for help to buy chairs and tables for her small food business in order to offer better service to her customers that are increasing because of the good food she prepares and this is the way to fulfill her dream of opening a restaurant some day and giving her children a better future.
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La señora Lizbeth nacida en la provincia de Quillacollo, municipio de Vinto, en el departamento de Cochabamba, trabaja desde muy pequeña, por otra parte la señora está casada con el señor Marco tienen dos hijos pequeños que asisten a la escuela fiscal de la zona, ellos viven a 80 kilómetros de la ciudad ella trabaja duro todos los días para ayudar a su padre y sacar adelante a su familia la señora se dedica a la venta de comida hace 13 años, su esposo es chofer contratado, la señora solicita una ayuda para comprar sillas y mesas para su pequeño negocio de comidas así brindar una mejor atención a los clientes que van aumentando por la buena comida que elabora y así de esta manera llegar a cumplir su sueño de abrir un restaurante algún día y darle a sus hijos un mejor futuro.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 108
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Lizbeth to buy chairs and tables for her small food business so she can provide better service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2012
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014