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Jose Alberto
Señor José Alberto, age 45, is married to Señora Amparo, with whom he has three children. He lives in the area of the Esmeralda Highway in Sacaba, a province of the city of Cochabamba.


José is a very hardworking and responsible man. He had a sad life from when he was young. His mother raised him alone since his father abandoned them. He and his mother came to the city of Potosí, and she went to work so that José could get ahead. He was only able to finish high school, however, since he had to go to work at a young age because his mother was sick, and he wasn’t able to work and study at the same time. He was working as a bricklayer when his mother died, and he was alone when he met his wife, Señora Amparo, whom he has always supported.


José works with a loaned vehicle providing radiotaxi services. He works from early in the morning picking up students and also has regular customers that look for him because he is responsible in his work.


He is applying for the loan in order to purchase a gas tank for his vehicle. In this way, he will be able to have better income and make it possible for his children to be able to finish high school and begin careers. He dreams of a better life for his children, and he says that he wants a better future for them.

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El Señor José Alberto tiene 45 años de edad está casado con la señora Amparo con quien tiene tres hijos, el vive en la zona de Esmeralda carretera a Sacaba una provincia de la ciudad de Cochabamba.
José es un hombre muy trabajador y responsable el tuvo una vida muy triste desde pequeño ya que con la única que se crio fue con su madre ya que el padre ni siquiera lo reconoció, él y su madre se vinieron de la ciudad de Potosí y ella se puso a trabajar para poderlo sacar adelante a José pero el solo pudo terminar el colegio ya que se puso a trabajar desde muy joven ya que la madre se enfermo y a él toco trabajar y no podía estudiar al mismo tiempo, ya que su empleo era de albañil su madre falleció y él se quedo solo y ahí fue cuando la conoció a su esposa la Señora Amparo quien siempre la apoya en todo momento.

José trabaja con su vehículo prestando los servicios de radiotaxi, el trabaja desde muy temprano en el recojo de escolares y al mismo tiempo tiene usuarios que lo buscan por lo responsable que es en su trabajo, el solicita el crédito para la compra de un tanque de gas de para su vehículo y de esa manera podrá tener mayores ingresos y hacer que sus hijos puedan terminar el colegio y realizar una carrera, ya que el sueña con una vida mejor para sus niñas que él dice que quiere un futuro mejor para ellas.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 87
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  • $28,712,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jose Alberto to buy a gas tank.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
37 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 3, 2011
Listed
Mar 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012