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Evangelina is a 43-year-old woman who is married and mother to one son. She is very fond of nature and the environment, but above all she likes ornamental plants. From a very young age she enjoyed collecting flower petals and later classifying them by species and archiving them in a photo album that she guarded jealously. Time passed but her passion did not change.

Evangelina got married and had a son, to whom she has given all of her time and love. After three years, she her business, a plant and flower nursery. She says, "It was difficult in the beginning because I had to care for my baby and continue working, but over time I began to get regular clients and now I offer products like: floral arrangements, inside plants and all types of floral decor." She needs to expand her business and for this, she needs working capital that will enable her to create a more stable business to improve her her family's quality of life. It is for this reason that Evangelina is requesting a loan to expand her plant and flower nursery.
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Evangelina es una mujer de 43 años de edad casada y madre de un hijo.
Ella es muy aficionada a la naturaleza y su entorno sobre todo a las plantas ornamentales, desde muy niña le gustaba coleccionar pétalos de flores para luego clasificarlos por especie y archivarlos dentro de un álbum de fotos que guardaba con mucho récelo, el tiempo pasó pero sus gustos y aficiones no cambiaron.
Evangelina se casó y tuvo un hijo al cual dedicó enteramente todo su tiempo y su amor, al cabo de 3 años ella comenzó su emprendimiento creó un vivero de plantas y flores; “el comienzo fue difícil porque tenía que cuidar a mi bebe y ocuparme de mi trabajo, con el tiempo empecé a tener clientes y a ofrecer productos como; adornos florales, plantas de interiores y todo tipo de decoraciones florales” comenta Evangelina.
Ella necesita expandir su negocio y para eso necesita un capital de trabajo que la impulse a crear un negocio más estable y rentable para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.
Es por eso que Evangelina solicita un préstamo para la expansión de su vivero de plantas y flores.

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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
  • 126
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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 Evangelina to expand her plant and flower nursery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2014
Jul 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 22, 2015