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Juan, 33, has 4 children who are 8, 6, 4 and 1 years old. He breeds and sells sheep in Karuhiza. This is his first loan with the Communal Bank. Juan doesn't have business capital, so he will use the loan to buy the sheep he needs for his business. Juan's objectives include improving his quality of life and using the income to improve the quality of food he gives to his sheep. His desire is to own his own farm where he can breed large quantities of sheep so he can improve his economic stability. (In the photo, Juan is sitting with his wife.)
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El Sr. Juan tiene 33 años tiene 4 hijos que son de las edades de 8, 6, 4 y 1 años, el se dedica a la venta y crianza de ovejas en la localidad de Karuhiza, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Juan va a usar este préstamo para la compra de ovejas para su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de capital para la compra de ovejas, el Sr. Juan enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar su calidad de vida y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar la calidad en la alimentación de sus ovejas, su deseo es poder tener una granja donde pueda criar cantidad de ovejas para que de esta manera pueda mejorar su estabilidad económica. En la foto el Sr. Juan se encuentra en compañia de su esposa.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 163
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  • $32,260,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Juan buy sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013