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Elizabeth, 26, is single and is studying for a degree in Information Sciences at one of the most well-known universities in the city of La Paz. Elizabeth works to pay for school. She has a store in the neighborhood where she offers basic need products to her customers. This is her first loan with this institution. Elizabeth is going to use it for school expenses such as buying a computer and paying for books related to her higher education.

Elizabeth faces challenges with school such as a lack of economic support from her parents, and having to work and study, which makes things difficult. However, she has a desire to keep improving and finish her degree to work in her field living in the Munaypata area. Her dream is to graduate as soon as possible so she can work and, in this way, have more income to help her family and siblings move forward.
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La Señorita Elizabeth tiene 26 años y es soltera, estudia la carrera de licenciatura en Informática en uno de las universidades más reconocidas de la ciudad de La Paz, la Señorita Elizabeth trabaja para pagar sus estudios ella tiene su tienda de barrio donde ofrece productos de primera necesidad a su clientela, este es su primer crédito que ha tomado con la institución, la Señorita Elizabeth va a usar este préstamo para distintos gastos que implica el estudiar cómo comprar una computadora y pagar unos libros para sus estudios Superiores, la Señorita Elizabeth enfrenta retos en su estudios que son falta de apoyo económico por parte de sus padres y el tener que trabajar y estudiar es muy duro pero ella tiene ganas de seguir adelante superarse terminar su carrera y poder ejercer su profesión, viven en la zona de Munaypata su deseo es poder titularse lo antes posible para poder trabajar y así de esta manera poder tener más ingresos económicos para ayudar a su familia y a sus hermanos a salir adelante.

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This loan is part of Emprender's CrediEstudio program, which enables Bolivian students to cover their tuition and other education expenses to enroll in technical or undergraduate programs. Emprender designed this product to expand opportunity to riskier but bright young people so they can obtain degrees and secure good jobs.

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
  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Elizabeth to buy a computer and books for her education.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2014
May 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015