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Faye Yobanna
Faye is the 33 year-old single mother of a son. She is independent, enterprising, strong, very hardworking, and a fighter.

Her line of work is selling clothes. She carries out her business in the area of her city known as 'Plan 3000,' a place that brings together producers from all areas, and is characterized by a year-around warm and humid climate.

Faye is of dark complexion with long brown hair fashionably styled. She dresses with a modern style. Every day, early in the morning, she adjusts her cart full of clothing and transports it 10 blocks to get it to the market, where it has its designated place of sale; she opens her post and she arranges all the merchandise so that it is in properly displayed. She stays at her post continuously during the workday from Monday through Sunday.

At midday she is accompanied by her young son who arrives after school, and they eat lunch together. It's the family’s recreational time where they discuss all that has happened thus far, then they return to work.

She wants to give her son a better quality of life, and she thinks that by expanding her business she can achieve better economic gains. The need to improve her family’s quality of life is driving her to invest in the growth of the business.

It is for these reasons that Faye requests a loan for the purchase of wholesale clothing, and with the gains she will improve the quality of life of her son.
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Faye es una mujer de 33 años de edad soltera, madre de un hijo y su negocio es la venta de ropa.
Ella es independiente, emprendedora, fuerte, luchadora y muy trabajadora, su negocio lo realiza en la zona ‘plan 3000’ de su ciudad, un lugar que reúne a productores de todas las áreas y caracterizado por el clima cálido y húmedo del ambiente casi todo el año.
Faye es de tez morena, cabello castaño largo peinado a la moda, se viste de forma moderna. Cada día muy temprano por la mañana, acomoda su carrito lleno de prendas de vestir para trasladarlo 10 calles hasta llegar al mercado, donde tiene su puesto de venta; abre su puesto y acomoda toda la mercadería para que esté en correcta exposición, continua en el lugar durante toda la jornada de lunes a domingo. A medio día la acompaña su pequeño hijo que llega después de la escuela y juntos almuerzan, es el momento del recreo familiar donde se dan a conocer todo lo sucedido hasta el momento, seguidamente retornan a sus labores.
Ella desea darle una mejor calidad de vida a su hijo y piensa que ampliando su negocio puede llegar a conseguir mejores beneficios económicos, la necesidad que tiene por mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia la lleva a invertir en el crecimiento de su negocio.
Es por esos motivos que Faye solicita un préstamo para la compra de ropa por mayor y con los beneficios mejorar la calidad de vida de su hijo.

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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.


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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Faye Yobanna buy wholesale apparel and with the profits improve the quality of life of her son.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015