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Lorenzo lives with his parents in the “11 de enero” area of the Cochabamba department, Carrasco province, town of Entre Ríos. He is single and works in farming. He raises bananas, rice, and yucca. He has an average harvest of 1,200 clusters (one hectare) of bananas, 25qq (one hectare) of rice, and 200qq (0.5 hectares) of yucca. Production is steady throughout the year. He will use the money from this loan to expand and maintain his banana crop. This production provides good income but he doesn’t have enough capital to complete the project. He will use the money from this loan to expand his banana production and create more.
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EL señor Lorenzo vive en el sindicato 11 de enero, perteneciente al departamento de Cochabamba, provincia Carrasco, municipio Entre Ríos, donde vive con sus padres, es soltero y trabaja dedicándose a la actividad agrícola. Tiene en producción plátano, arroz, yuca. Tiene una venta promedio anual de los productos: plátano (1ha) 1200 racimos, arroz (1ha) 25qq, y yuca (1/2ha) 200qq. La actividad es regular a lo largo del año. El presente crédito solicitado por el señor Lorenzo es para la ampliación y mantenimiento del cultivo de plátano, esta producción le genera buenos ingresos económicos, ya que los recursos con los cuales cuenta no son suficientes para llevar a cabo toda la actividad. Con el presente crédito podrá ampliar la producción del cultivo de plátano y así crecer más

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Lorenzo to expand and maintain his banana crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013