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Señor Demetrio is 46 years old. He is married and has four children, ages 16, 14, 12, and 10. He works repairing cars. He has done body work for a number of years. His workshop is located in the Cota Cota zone in the south of the city of La Paz, where he offers his services. This loan is his second one with this institution. Sr.Demetrio is going to use this loan to purchase tools and materials and thus offer better service to his customers and increase his earnings. His reason for applying for this loan is to continue improving in his work. Sr. Demetrio is going to use the earnings to continue buying tools to continue outfitting his workshop. Demetrio is a very hard-working person. He feels happy about the opportunity offered [by the loan], since this is the only activity he has to support his family.
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El Sr. Demetrio tiene 46 años, casado tiene cuatro hijos de las edades de 16, 14, 12 y 10 años, el se dedica a la reparación de autos, el es chapista hace ya varios años, tiene su taller ubicado en la zona de Cota Cota al sur de la ciudad de La Paz, donde ofrece sus servicios, este préstamo es su segunda secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Demetrio va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de herramientas y materiales y así de esta manera brindar un mejor servicio a su clientela e incrementar sus ganancias, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en su actividad, El Sr. Demetrio va utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando herramientas para seguir equipando su taller, Demetrio es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada ya que esta es su única actividad que tiene para mantener a su familia.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Demetrio to buy tools and material for car repairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013