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Juan is twenty-four years old and has one son who is three years old. He makes a living in agriculture, planting a variety of vegetables like potatoes, yucca, and corn on his plot of land, which is located in the community of Villa Esperanza.

Juan learned this trade from his father, who was also a farmer. He helps his father with the planting, and so, since he was a little boy, Juan has been a farmer.

This loan is his first sequence within the institution. Juan is going to use the loan to plant yucca; this includes preparing the land. His reason for requesting this loan is to obtain the resources for the planting and to be able to survive. He will use the benefits to improve his quality of life.

Juan is a young, responsible, and hardworking person, and he feels thankful to the institution for the offered support; this is the only activity that allows him to support himself.
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el Sr. Juan tiene 24 años, tiene un hijo de la edad de 3 años, el se dedica a la agricultura sembrando variedad de vegetales como también papa, yuca y maíz en su parcela que se encuentra en la comunidad de villa esperanza, el Sr. Juan aprendió este oficio de su padre quien también es agricultor y le ayuda con la siembra así que desde pequeño el Sr. Juan es agricultor, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Juan va a utilizar este préstamo para la siembra de yuca y lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para obtener recursos para la siembra y poder subsistir, y utilizara los beneficios para mejorara su calidad de vida el Sr. Juan es una persona joven responsable y trabajadora se siente agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esta es su única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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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
  • 222
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,548,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Juan to plant yucca.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2014