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Marcial lives in his parents' home in Pacata Baja. He is a painter. He started in this business at a very young age as an assistant. He is now an expert painter and contractor who provides interior and exterior decorating services. This is his main source of income.

Marcial needs this loan to increase his capital so that he can do his work and buy new scaffolding. Marcial is very satisfied with the institution and with his Kiva loan. He is a very hard-working and responsible man and in the future he would like to get married and start a family. However, right now he is working to save so that he can start to hire staff to paint houses.
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El sr. Marcial vive en la zona de pacata baja vive en el domicilio de sus papas se dedica a la pintura desde muy joven el trabajo como ayudante hoy en día es maestro y contratista en decorado de interiores y exteriores es su principal fuente de ingreso el es soltero necesita el crédito para para aumentar su capital para realizar trabajos de obra vendida y compra de andamio en nuevo en la institución y con el crédito kiva el cliente se fue muy satisfecho, es muy trabajador y responsable en un futuro desea casarte y tener su familia, pero ahora trabaja para ahorrar y así poder dedicarse a contratar personal para el pintado de casas.

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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
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Marcial to buy scaffolding for painting buildings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2010
Dec 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014