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Justino has had a tailor shop for the past six years. He works alongside his wife. They make jackets, t-shirts and athletic wear. They do well in that they get orders to fill and his wife also distributes product among various market stalls in the city. The loan will be used to buy fabric and thread because he has a pending order for t-shirts for a labor union.

He owns his own house and has three school aged children. This is his first loan with Emprender. He acted as guarantor for a long-standing client and, according to his references, is responsible and very hard working.

He is grateful to Emprender and to Kiva for the trust placed in him upon granting the loan.
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El Señor Justino tiene un taller de costura, desde hace seis años, trabaja junto con su esposa, actividad donde confeccionan poleras, chamarras, deportivos, actividad donde les va muy bien le realizan pedidos y también su esposa entrega a los distintos puestos de venta del mercado de la ciudad, este crédito es para la compra de telas e hilos, tiene un pedido de poleras para un sindicato. Tiene casa propia, tiene tres hijos que se encuentran en edad escolar, es su primer crédito con emprender, el señor es garante de un cliente antiguo, según referencias indican que es responsable y muy trabajador, esta muy agradecido con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindad en la otorgación del credito.

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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
  • 163
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Justino to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011