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Mr. Jhony H. C., 25, came to Ivirgarzama since he couldn’t find work in Chochabamba. He was orphaned at a very young age and grew up living with his older sister until he was 20. He couldn’t enter the university because he had to work. He put some money together working as a mason and started selling clothing in the market at the beach of Ivirgarzama. He came to Ivirgarzama because one of his friends told him that in the tropics there was work for salespeople. He left his family in Cochabamba and came to work as a merchant in Ivirgarzama.

He is requesting a loan to buy merchandise so that he can increase his income because he wants to start a family in the future.
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La Señor Jhony H. C. 25 años de edad, el se vino a ivirgarzama ya que no pudo encontrar trabajo en Cochabamba él a muy corta edad quedo huérfano y creció con su hermana mayor hasta la edad de 20 años no pudo ingresar a la universidad por dedicarse a trabajar, el se reunió un poco de capital como albañil y monto una pequeña venta de ropa en el mercado de la playa de autos de ivirgarzama, el se vino a ivirgarzama por el comentario de uno de sus amigos que le dijo que en el trópico había mercado para los comerciantes el dejo su familia en Cochabamba y se vino para trabajar como comerciante en ivirgarzama.

El solicita el crédito para la compra de mercadería, y así poder incrementar más sus ingresos para que en un fututo pueda formar una familia.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jhony working capital (to buy merchandise).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2010
May 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011