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Bolivianitas - 26 Group
In this Group: Angelica, Rosa Hortencia, Filomena, Felipa , Soledad, Albina, Adriana , Graciela, Luz Consuelo

Update on Bolivianitas - 26 Group

The communal bank of Bolivantes-26 is made up of nine members, all of them women. The president of the bank is Señora Felipa. She is 53 years old and has two children who are 14 and 22 years old and are studying in high school and college. Felipa makes a living by selling electronic household appliances from her shop which is located in her home in the area of Vino Tinto. At night she also sells salchipapas (a kind of kebab) in the same area.

The purpose of the loan is to buy electronic household appliances in order to stock up her business. Señora Felipa is a hard-working person who has experience in the business. She is very grateful to the institution for the support it offered to her because this is the only work she has to take care of her family. Also, she is grateful for the support from her group-mates because in many cases they take care of their families alone.
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El Banco de emprendimiento BOLIVIANITAS-26 Está compuesto por nueve integrantes todas mujeres, la presidenta del banco es la Sra. Felipa tiene 53 años y dos hijos de las edades de 14 y 22 años, que se encuentran estudiando en la universidad y en colegio, ella se dedica a la venta de electrodomésticos en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en su mismo domicilio por la zona de Vino Tinto, y por las noches vende salchipapas por la misma zona, el destino del crédito es para la compra de electrodomésticos para surtir su negocio la Sra. Felipa es una persona muy trabajadora lleva años en esta actividad está muy agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado a ella ya que esta es la única actividad con la que mantiene a su familia y también agradecida por la ayuda a sus compañeras de grupo ya que en muchos casos mantienen solas a sus familias.

Previous Loan Details

The communal bank Bolivianitas 26 is made up of eleven members, nine women and two men. The bank president is Angelica. She is 40 years old and has two children who are 12 and 19 years old who are studying at school and university. She works selling breakfasts, an activity that she does every... More from Bolivianitas - 26 Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

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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This is a Group Loan

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bolivianitas - 26 Group's $4,750 loan helped a member to buy electronic household appliances.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014