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For 15 years, Francisca has sold coffee, tea, milk and sandwiches on Sagárnaga Street, a big commercial district in the city. She lives on Las Delicias Avenue in Villa Fátima, near the city of La Paz. She has been a widow for a long time and is solely responsible for raising her daughter, who helps with the business and the household chores. The loan will be invested in the purchase of supplies for the coffee shop and merchandise to sell at the end of the year festivities. She is very responsible and punctual.
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La sra.Francisca se dedica desde hace 15 años a la venta de café, te, leche y sandwiches, en la calle Sagárnaga, una zona muy comercial de la ciudad. Vive en la Av. Las Delicias de la zona de Villa Fátima. de la ciudad de La Paz. Es viuda desde hace mucho tiempo por lo que ella sola se dedica a la crianza de su hija, quien le ayuda en el negocio y también en los quehaceres de la casa. El crédito será invertido en la compra de insumos para le venta de café y también invertirá en comprar productos para la venta durante las fiestas de fin de año. Es cliente muy responsable y puntual.

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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
  • 115
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.1
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Francisca purchase supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009