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Felix Gabriel
Felix is 43 years old, married and has a degree in Humanities. He has six children under his care, and her currently works at a school in the community of Toralapa Alta, municipality of Tíraque, about 70 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba. He serves as an interim professor of carpentry and earns a fixed monthly salary. Also, as a second source of income, he works in agriculture, producing potatoes, barley and oats with his wife on their own lands. He grows potatoes in particular, which he does collectively (that is to say, Felix is responsible for the land and part of the supplies, and another person is responsible for the labor costs and the other part of the supplies, and at harvest time they divide the crops equally). Lastly, he says his wish is to buy a small plot of land for a home, but first he needs to request a loan to have working capital.
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El señor felix, es una persona de 43 años de edad, de estado civil casado, alcanzo a estudiar el bachillerato en humanidades, cuenta con 6 dependientes económicos a cargo los cuales son sus hijos y actualmente trabaja en el magisterio que se halla situado en la comunidad de Toralapa Alta del municipio de Tíraque, distante aproximadamente a unos 70 Km. desde la ciudad de Cochabamba, ejerce el cargo de profesor interino de carpintería con una remuneración salarial mensual fija. Asimismo también el cliente como segunda actividad económica alternativa se dedican a la producción agrícola, producen junto a su esposa papa, cebada (grano) y avena para forraje en sus propios terrenos, pero en especial la papa manifiestan que hacen producir en compañía (es decir el cliente dispone el terreno, parte de insumos y la otra persona dispone la mano de obra y complemento de insumos y a la cosecha el rendimiento se dividen en partes iguales). Y finalmente los clientes manifiestan tener el deseo de comprar un pequeño lote para vivienda y para tal efecto se ven en la necesidad de solicitar capital de inversión.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 228
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,614,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,475 helped Felix Gabriel to purchase agricultural supplies.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 30, 2012