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Mrs. Simona is 29 years old and has three children who are 13, 5 and 8 and go to school. Simona sells "sultana" [an herbal tea made from the dried berries of the coffee plant] and "empanizado" [unrefined whole cane sugar]. Her stall is located in the Senkata area.

Simona is a hardworking person that is reaching, step by step, stability and solvency. She is also gaining popularity with customers that appreciate her kind service. With the loan, she will buy supplies in bulk. Simona says that with hard work, it is possible to grow and to get all the things needed to have and give her family a good quality of life.
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La Sra. Simona tiene 29 años tiene tres hijos de las edades de 13, 5 y 8 años que ya se encuentran en edad escolar, ella se dedica a la venta de te esencia, sultana y empanizado hecho con azúcar y miel de caña tiene su puesto de venta en la zona de Senkata, La Sra. Simona es una persona muy trabajadora que con dedicación poco a poco va adquiriendo estabilidad y solvencia y también popularidad por que es muy conocida por sus clientes ya que La Sra. Simona les atiende muy amablemente, con el dinero del crédito comprara productos por mayor, la cliente cuenta que con mucho esfuerzo se puede crecer más y así seguir haciéndose de patrimonio para el bienestar de su familia y también personal.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $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 Simona to buy tea and empanizado [unrefined whole cane sugar].
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014