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Mr. Faustino lives alone and has lived in the Espejitos neighborhood, part of the Porongo municipality for over 50 years. He has been in the agriculture and cattle raising fields for some 25 years, he grows corn, yucca, rice, coffee and citric fruits and takes care of his cattle. Mr. Faustino wants a loan to buy seeds, corn crops and all the items needed to prepare the soil, his products are sold in the market directly from producer to consumer. He is grateful with the loan that Emprender is giving him since this is his only source of income and way to get ahead in life.
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El señor Faustino vive en la comunidad de espejitos perteneciente al municipio de Porongo, desde hace mas de 50 años, el vive solo. El señor Faustino se dedica a la agricultura y a la ganadería aproximadamente hace 25 años, el siembra maíz, yuca arroz, café y cítricos, así como también tiene ganado vacuno. El señor Faustino quiere el préstamo para la compra de semillas y siembra de maíz y para lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, sus productos lo comercializa en el mercado de la zona directamente del productor al consumidor El esta agradecido con el préstamo que emprender le esta dando ya que esta es su única actividad para mantenerse y salir adelante.

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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
  • 229
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  • $31,614,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Faustino buy seeds for his corn crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013