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Alicia, 48, has four adult children. She was widowed when her children were little but she says she got ahead by herself. She works selling milk and cheese since she owns dairy cows. She lives in Higachi and this loan is her first sequence in the institution. Alicia will use the loan to buy dairy cows and forage for them. Her reason for requesting this loan is that she does not have money and she needs to feed her cattle well so that it will produce good amounts of milk so she can produce more cheese and improve her income. The business challenge Alicia faces is that forage must be purchased every so often. She will use profits to improve her cattle; she dreams with buying more dairy cows
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La Sra. Alicia tiene 48 años tiene 4 hijos ya mayores de edad, ella quedo viuda cuando sus hijitos eran pequeños, pero cuenta que salió adelante sola, se dedica a la venta de leche y queso ya que tiene ganado vacuno, ella vive en la localidad de Higachi, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Alicia utilizara este préstamo para la compra de ganado vacuno y de forraje para su ganado, Su razón para solicitar este préstamo es no tiene dinero y necesita alimentar bien a su ganado para que le proporcione buena cantidad de leche y así de esta manera producir más quesos y mejorar sus ingresos económicos, la Sra. Alicia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son el forraje que debe comprar cada cierto tiempo, y utilizara los beneficios mejorar su ganado, sueña comprar otras vacas lecheras.

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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
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Alicia to buy dairy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014