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Ana is 27 years old and she has three children, aged ten, six and two years. They are of school age. Ana makes a living selling a variety of basic, staple products, such as groceries, sweets from her small grocery store in Pampa de la Isla. This is Ana's first loan cycle with the institution and she will use it to stock up her store, buying a variety of groceries, such as rice, pasta, flour and sugar, in bulk. She will then be able to provide a variety of products to her customers. She is applying for this loan in order to continue improving her business. Ana will use the profits to continue buying products and so improve her income, as this is Carnival period and there is a lot of demand. Her wish is to have a big grocery store and to provide a better service to her customers. Ana is happy with the opportunity provided as this is the only job that allows her to support herself.
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La Sra. Ana tiene 27 años, tiene tres hijos de las edades de 10, 6 y 2 años que se encuentra en edad escolar, La Sra. Ana se dedica a la venta de variedad de artículos de primera necesidad como abarrotes, dulces, refrescos y variedad de artículos en su tienda de barrio que se encuentra en la zona Pampa de la Isla, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Ana va a usar este préstamo para la compra variedad de abarrotes para surtir su negocio como arroz, fideo, harina y azúcar por mayor para surtir su tienda y de esta manera brindar variedad de productos a sus clientes, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en su negocio, La Sra. Ana va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando productos y así mejorando sus ingresos, ya que esta época de carnavales es de mucha demanda, su deseo para su negocio es tener un almacén y así brindar un mejor servicio a su clientela, la Sra. Ana se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada ya que esta es la única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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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
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Ana to buy groceries in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014