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Pedro
Mr. Pedro lives in a community very far away from Torno called Planchada some 38 km from Torno where he has his land and works with his wife and 5 children in agriculture. They work growing corn, potatoes, yucca and peanuts. They have lived in the community for a long time; they also have 30 cattle where they get milk to sell to a factory. The money from the loan will be used to buy seeds for their potato and corn crops and to prepare the soil. All of the products that they grow they sell in the market in Torno with his children’s’ help. Mr. Pedro is a hardworking man and is very thankful to the institution for the support given to him. In the picture, Mr. Pedro is with his eldest son.
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El señor Pedro vive en una comunidad muy distante del Torno se llama la Planchada a 38 km del Torno donde tiene su tierra el trabaja con su esposa y sus 5 hijos en la agricultura se dedican a la siembra de maíz, papa, yuca y maní. Ellos viven en esa comunidad hace bastante tiempo también se dedican a la ganadería donde tienen 30 cabezas de ganado de ahí tienen leche para vender, a una fabrica de leche, el dinero del crédito lo utilizaran en la compra de semillas para la siembra de papa y maíz y también para el preparado de la tierra, todos los productos que siembran lo comercializan en el mercado de el Torno, con la ayuda de sus hijos, el Sr, pedro es un hombre trabajador y esta agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado. En la foto el sr Pedro esta acompañado de su Hijo Mayor.

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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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,120,450
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Pedro to buy potato and corn seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 3, 2011
Listed
Jan 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011