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Jorge Sergio
Jorge is a very hard-working person. He is a taxi driver. He lives in the Valle de las Flores zone, which is thirty minutes from the center of the city. Jorge is a bit lonely because his relatives and children live in other countries.

In spite of this, he continues working to be able to buy his own house. Jorge has worked with our institution for a long time. In that time he has shown himself to be a punctual and responsible person. He will use the loan to refurbish his vehicle and to buy tires.

One of his closest friends, Margarita, lives in the house in front of him. She is elderly, and she makes blankets.

Jorge says that due to his business activity he comes to know a lot of people every day. These people are frequently very friendly because he is also a respectful and friendly person.
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El Sr. Jorge es una persona muy trabajadora, se dedica al servicio de transporte como taxista. Él vive en la zona valle de las flores que se encuentra a treinta minutos del centro de la cuidad, don Jorge es un poco solitario ya que sus familiares e hijos viven en otros países. Pero a pesar de esto él continua trabajando para poder comprar una casa propia. Don Jorge trabaja mucho tiempo con nuestra institución y en este tiempo demostró ser una persona puntual y responsable, el dinero del crédito lo utilizara en la refacción de su movilidad y la compra de llantas. Una de las amistades mas cercanas que tiene es su vecina, doña margarita, quien vive en la casa de en frente, ella es una persona mayor de edad que se dedica a la elaboración de mantas. Don Jorge cuenta que debido a su actividad él llega a conocer a muchas personas diariamente y estas personas frecuentemente son muy amables ya que él demuestra ser también una persona respetuosa y amable.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,143,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jorge Sergio to buy tires and perfom maintenance on his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2011
Jan 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011