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Armando Richard
Armando Richard is a young man who lives in the Pampahasi district. He manufactures traditional women’s skirts. His mother, who also produces these garments, taught him this skill when he was 15 years old. Armando receives contracts from musical groups and dance troupes. He is a very responsible person and dedicated to his work.
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Armando Richard es una persona joven que vive en la zona de Pampahasi. Se dedica a la confección de polleras (ropa típica de mujer), y comenzó con esta actividad hace quince años gracias a su madre que también hace polleras. Armando realiza contratos para comparsas y grupos de bailarines. Él es una persona muy responsable y dedicada con su trabajo.

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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
  • 159
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Armando Richard purchase fabric at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2009
Sep 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010