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Lucy is 45 years old. She is married and she has two children. The children are 18 and 13 years old. Both are in school. Lucy sells a variety of meats at her butcher shop located in the Tahuantinsuyo area. This loan is her second with the institution. Lucy is going to use this loan to purchase a large freezer for keeping her products in good condition. The reason for requesting this loan is that a freezer is required for selling meat. The challenge Lucy faces in her business is competition since there are several butchers in the area. She has a large customer base because of her friendly manner with her customers. She is going to use these benefits to purchase another large freezer. Her wish for her business is to have a stable and profitable business in order to be able to increase her earnings
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La Sra. Lucy tiene 45 años, casada con dos hijos de las edades de 18 y 13, todos ellos en edad escolar, ella se dedica al comercio de variedad de carne en su carnicería que se encuentran en la zona de Tahuantinsuyo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Lucy va a usar este préstamo para la compra de un congelador grande para conservar sus productos en buen estado su razón para solicitar este préstamo es que requiere la congeladora para la venta de carne., la Sra. Lucy enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia ya que hay varias carnicerías en la zona, pero ella tiene mucha clientela por la amabilidad con la que trata a su clientela y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de otra congeladora grande, su deseo para su negocio es tener un negocio estable y rentable y de esta manera incrementar sus ingresos económicos.

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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.

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  • $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 $600 helped Lucy purchase a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014