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Marta Silvia
Martha S. D. R. has a business in her home selling pastries to her friends and family. Currently, she has contracts with customers that have lasted more than three years. With her first loan from EMPRENDER of Bs. 1,000, she bought supplies. With her second loan, she bought an industrial oven that grew her small business. She will use this loan to purchase a second industrial oven. In her family, she has the support of her husband who is very proud of her. Her goal is to grow her business and establish her own pastry store.
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La Señora Martha S. D. R., tiene el negocio en su domicilio, donD. empezó vendiendo pasteles a sus amistades y a sus familiares, actualmente tiene contratos con clientes desD. hace más D. tres años, cuando su primer prestamo con EMPRENDER, D. Bs. 1000 fue utilizado en la compra D. insumos, posteriormente, y con su segundo crédito compró un horno industrial, con el que vio mejorar en gran medida su pequeño negocio, hasta hoy que utilizará el crédito para la compra D. un segundo horno industrial. En su familia, cuenta con el apoyo D. su esposo, quien refiere estar muy orgulloso D. ella. Su aspiración es hacer crecer su negocio y poder tener una pasteleria.

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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
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.8
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Marta Silvia purchase an industrial oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2008
Nov 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009