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Juan Matias
Juan, 43, is divorced and has a 19 year old son. He’s a carpenter. Juan’s has been a carpenter for many years and his workshop is located in the Cobol zone.

This loan is his third sequence within the institution and Juan will use it to buy lumber and other supplies for his business because he has much work to do and this is why he’s asking for the loan because of the large number of armoires in demand.

The challenge Juan faces in his business is much competition and societal problems and he will use the benefits to increase furniture production. His wish is to have a large carpentry shop with many employees that he can manufacture furniture in quantity in. J

uan is an enterprising person with a strong wish to improve; he feels happy for the opportunity the institution is providing him.
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El Sr. Juan tiene 43 años y es divorciado con 1 hijo que tiene la edad de 19 años, el se dedica a la carpintería, el Sr. Juan es carpintero hace varios años, su taller se encuentran en la zona de Cobol, este préstamo es su tercera secuencia dentro de la institución, Juan utilizara este préstamo para la compra de madera y otros materiales para su negocio ya que tiene mucho trabajo que realizar por esta razón solicita este préstamo es por la gran demanda de roperos, Juan enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la gran competencia y los problemas sociales, y utilizara los beneficios para incrementar su producción de muebles, su deseo para su negocio es tener una carpintería grande con muchos operarios en la cual pueda producir muebles por cantidades, el Sr. Juan es una persona emprendedora con ganas de superación se siente feliz por la oportunidad que la institución le brinda.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,169,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Juan Matias to buy lumber and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013