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Juan Gabriel
Sr. Juan is 21 years old and works as a fisherman. He lives on the island of Del Lago Titicaca, a center of tourism in the Department of La Paz. Handcrafted items made from cattails and wool are offered to the public in this area. Most of the inhabitants of this island are either fishermen or work in the tourism trade.

This loan is his first transaction with Emprender. Sr. Juan will use the loan to buy fishing nets. His reason for requesting this loan is so that he can increase his fishing business and acquire more operating capital. Sr. Juan faces challenges in his business, such as having to increase production, so he will utilize the benefits of this loan so that he can keep improving. He is a hardworking person and is pleased with the opportunity that has been given to him.
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El Sr. Juan tiene 21 años y se dedica a la actividad de la pesca el vive en una isla Del lago Titicaca, centro turístico del departamento de La Paz donde ofrecen al público artesanías de totoras y en lana, la mayoría de los habitantes de esta isla se dedican a la pesca y el turismo, Este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Juan va a usar este préstamo para compra de redes para usar en la pesca, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es aumentar la pesca e incrementar su capital de trabajo, El Sr. Juan enfrenta retos en su negocio que son tener una mejor producción y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir mejorando, El Sr. Juan es una persona muy Trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad que le brindan.

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About Emprender

Emprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 200
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,424,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Juan Gabriel to buy fishing nets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014