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Hugo Eduardo
Hugo is an artisan who makes jigsaw puzzles for children out of laminated wood. He sells them wholesale, making his deliveries above all at the La Tablada fair, where he already has clients who order from him each week. He also travels occasionally to the cities of Oruro and Cochabamba (he is starting to make trips to the interior of the country). Hugo lives alone; he has been separated from his wife for some time and has a daughter he can't see due to time constraints. Currently, he lives in anticresis (an arrangement in Bolivia where a fixed sum is paid at the start of tenancy instead of monthly rent) with his sister and his niece. He will use the loan to purchase a router that will optimize his work, since currently he does the work manually with a metal knife. His biggest dream is to give the best to his daughter, since she is the one he is working for.
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El Sr. Hugo es un artesano, que realiza rompecabezas de venesta con motivos infantiles, los comercializa al por mayor, realiza sus entregas sobre todo el la feria de la tablada donde ya tiene clientes que le hacen su pedido cada semana, también en algunas ocasiones viaja a la ciudad de Oruro y Cochabamba (esta empezando a relaizar viajes al interior de pais) el Sr. Hugo vive solo, hace tiempo se separo de su esposa y tiene una hija a la cual no puede ver por motivos de tiempo, actualmente vive en anticrético, con su hermana y su sobrina, el utilizara el crédito para la compra de una maquina caladora y cortadora que optimizara su trabajo, ya que actualmente realiza su trabajo con de forma manual con una sierra metálica. Su sueño más grande es darle lo mejor a su hija ya que es por quien trabaja.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 154
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Hugo Eduardo to purchase a router.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012