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Leandro is 53 years old and married to Neida. They have four children who are all grown up and live independently. Leandro lives in the Mutualista zone. He came to the city from Camiri 20 years ago. He started his business from a very small sales location in his home. His business gradually grew into what it is now: a much bigger and better stocked store.

The loan that Leandro has been given will be used to repair the vehicle which he uses to go and buy his merchandise. Leandro was delighted by the speed with which he was granted his loan. He is a good, hard-working person who is grateful to the institution for the support they have provided.
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El Sr. Leandro tiene 53 años de edad, es casado con la Sra. Neida, tiene cuatro hijos y todos mayores de edad e independientes, vive por la zona de la Mutualista hace 20 años que se vino de Camiri, en ese entonces empezó su negocio con una venta chiquitita ahí mismo donde vive; luego fue creciendo a lo que ahora es una tienda mucho mas completa y surtida. El crédito que se le dio al señor es para la reparación de su vehículo que es con el cual va y compra su mercadería. El Sr. quedo muy entusiasmado con la rapidez con la que se le otorgo el crédito, es una persona buena y trabajadora, agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 156
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  • $32,187,450
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Leandro to repair his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2011
May 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012