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Hilda is 45 years old, married and has two children, aged 14 and 10 years old each. Hilda works as a teacher in one of Sacaba's local schools. This is her first loan with the institution. Hilda will use it to finish work that will give her running water in her home. She currently has only a well but, with this loan, she will have running water for the bathroom, shower and kitchen, making her family's life more comfortable. For various reasons, Hilda does not already have basic services in her home but this will not stop her from installing running water. Hilda is very happy with this loan opportunity, which will allow her to improve her family's quality of life.
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La señora Hilda tiene 45 años, casada con dos hijos que tienen la edad de 10 y 14 años ella trabaja como profesora en uno de los colegios de la localidad de Sacaba, este préstamo es el primero que tiene con la institución, La señora Hilda va a usar este préstamo para culminar la instalación de agua a su domicilio ya que esta solo con pozo y es mucho trabajo trasladar el agua así que hará una conexión para baños, ducha y cocina y así de esta manera brindara mayor comodidad a su familia ya que por muchas razones la zona no cuenta con servicios básicos pero esto no impedirá que la señora Hilda tenga agua potable en su domicilio. Se siente muy feliz por esta oportunidad que le brindan de mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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More information about this loan

This loan will help fund a new product Emprender has launched to provide clean drinking water and sanitary facilities to Bolivian families. Emprender is partnering with Fundación SODIS, an NGO specializing in water and sanitation access, to make this possible. SODIS identifies households that need water tanks, running water toilets, ecological toilets, water filters and water connections in underserved areas, and supervises their installation. Emprender works with SODIS to help finance these the infrastructure improvements.

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
  • 125
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Hilda to finish work that will give her running water in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2013
Jan 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015