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Alejandro and his wife live in their son’s house. They have two adult children that no longer depend on them, they are independent.

He has worked in construction from a very young age. His main source of income is work as a contractor and master builder. He works with his son and two assistants.

He asked for funding to buy a larger cement mixer and we gave him what he needed. He’s a new client of the institution and with Kiva loans.

He is very hard working and is always thinking about his family’s welfare. His wife is a housewife and they are very grateful to the institution for the support it has provided.
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El Señor Alejandro y su esposa viven en la casa de su hijo tienen dos hijos mayores que ya no dependen de el son independientes el se dedica a la actividad de la construcción desde muy joven , es su principal fuente de ingreso es contratista y maestro trabaja con uno de sus hijos y dos ayudantes , el señor solicito el crédito para la compra de una mescladora mas grande le dimos lo que necesitaba es nuevo con la institución y con el crédito kiva, es muy trabajador siempre pensando en el bienestar de su familia, su esposa se dedica a labores del hogar, y estan muy agradecidos con la institucion por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,292,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alejandro to buy a larger cement mixer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011