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Francisco has a business making and selling bricks. His brick oven is located in the Alpacoma neighborhood. He is married to Lourdes, and she also works making bricks. They have 2 children who are in school, and they live in his parent's house. Francisco is a longtime client of the Emprender institution; he has worked with them already for a number of loan cycles. Francisco is requesting a loan to buy a blowtorch to burn the bricks. In this way, he can increase his production and also his earnings. Francisco is a very hardworking person who feels grateful to the institution for the support provided.
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El señor Francisco se dedica a la fabricación y venta de ladrillos su horno esta ubicado en la zona de Alpacoma es casado su esposa se llama Lourdes ella también se dedica a la elaboración de ladrillos tiene 2 hijos que están estudiando viven en la casa de sus papas el Sr. Francisco es clientes antiguo de la institución, ya que trabaja con nosotros ya varias secuencias, el Sr. francisco solicita el crédito para la compra de un soplete para quemar ladrillos y así de esta manera incrementar su producción y por ende sus ganancias, el Sr, francisco es una persona muy trabajadora se siente 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
  • 208
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,401,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Francisco to buy a blowtorch to use in burning bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012