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Total loan: $1,000
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Margarita

Bolivia
El Alto, Bolivia / Butcher Shop

A loan of $1,000 helped to buy livestock to slaughter.


Margarita's story

Margarita is 37 years old and has four children, ages 4, 8, 10, and 12. She makes a living in the meat trade with her butcher's shop in the community of Palcoco. This loan is her second with the institution.

Margarita will use this loan to buy livestock to slaughter. Her reason for applying for this loan is that she would like to have meat for sale. Margarita faces some challenges in her business, such as competition, as there are several butchers in her town. However, she has a large clientele thanks to the friendly manner in which she serves her clients.

She will use the earnings to buy a large freezer. Her wish for her business is to have a stable and profitable business which which she can increase her financial income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 5, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 5, 2013