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Bertha is 62 years old and has six children who are all adults and live independently. Her business is making and selling bread. Her bakery is located in the Satelite district of the city. Bertha is an existing member of the institution and all of her previous loans have been taken out to improve her business. She will use this loan to buy construction supplies such as tiles to build a storehouse where her oven and bakery are. Bertha is a person with a desire to improve herself. She feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support they have provided as this is the only business activity she has with which to support herself.
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La Sra. Bertha tiene 62 años, tiene 6 hijos ya mayores de edad e independientes, ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta de pan, su panadería que se encuentra ubicado en la zona de ciudad Satelite, es cliente antigua de la institución, saco los anteriores créditos siempre para mejorar su negocio, La Sra. Bertha va a usar este préstamo para la compra de material de construcción como tejas para la construcción de un galpón para el lugar donde se encuentra su horno y donde será su panadería, La Sra. Bertha es una persona con ganas de superación se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esta es la única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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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
  • 152
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Bertha to finish building a storehouse at home for her bakery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014