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Juan Carlos
Sr. Juan has a business selling seasonal fruits (apples, apricots pears, plums etc.). He is currently selling Tarijan grapes, a business that is very well managed. He sells the fruit in the populous commercial district of Villa Fátima. He travels there daily to sell his produce on one of the busiest streets; it has a lot of transport offices and a bus stop that goes to Los Yungas (the warm valleys of Bolivia). His family is made up of himself, his wife, who is in the same line of work as Sr. Juan, and three school-aged children. Sr. Juan is a responsable, grateful and enterprising person. The purpose of the loan he has requested is to stock up on seasonal fruit to sell so that he can get ahead and improve his quality of life.
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El Sr. Juan tiene como actividad venta de frutas de acuerdo a la temporada (manzanas, damascos, peras, ciruelas), actualmente esta vendiendo uvas de Tarija, actividad que esta muy bien administrada. El vende sus frutas en la zona comercial y populosa de Villa Fátima en la cual realiza su recorrido diariamente, en una de las calles más concurridas la cual se caracteriza por tener muchas oficinas de transporte y parada de ómnibus con destino a los yungas. Su familia esta compuesta por su esposa quien también trabaja de la misma manera tiene tres hijos en edad escolar. El Sr. Juan es una persona responsable, agradecida y emprendedora el objetivo del crédito solicitado es el de proveerse de fruta de temporada, de esta manera lograra salir adelante y mejorar su calidad de vida.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 137
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,310,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Juan Carlos to purchase merchandise and to increase his working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012