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Jhonny was born in the city of La Paz, and comes from a family who produce and sell clothing. He is an enterprising young man and started his own business at 23 years old, making and selling sportswear. He began without much equipment, however his parents sometimes lent him their machines so that he could make clothes.

Jhonny has focused on sportswear production because, as a young person, he is aware of his customers' preferences and fashion. As a result of the high quality garments and service that he provides, he has established himself in the market and his production has increased over time. Johnny's vision is to build a small sportswear company to enable his products to be exported to other areas of the country.

The loan that Jhonny is requesting will be invested in purchasing fabrics and materials in order to increase production.
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El señor Jhonny nació en la ciudad de La Paz, viene de una familia dedicada a la confección y comercialización de artículos de vestir, es una persona joven y emprendedora, desde sus 23 años comenzó con esta actividad de la confección y comercialización de ropa deportiva, empezó con pocas maquinas y en algunas ocasiones sus padres le prestaban las maquinas para elaborar la ropa. El señor Jhonny se especializo en la elaboración de ropa deportiva, ya que al ser una persona joven, tenía conocimiento de las preferencias y moda actual. Por la calidad de la elaboración de los productos y servicio del señor Jhonny, se ha consolidado en el mercado, logrando incrementar su producción con el transcurso de los años. El señor Jhonny tiene la visión de armar una pequeña empresa de elaboración de ropa deportiva, para así poder exportar a otros departamentos del país; el crédito que solicita el cliente es para la compra de mercadería de telas para así incrementar su producción.

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CIDRE is a Bolivian microfinance institution with a strong social commitment to the community. It works to provide quality financial services to rural and peri-urban borrowers, focusing primarily on agricultural loans for dairy farmers and micro-enterprises. CIDRE targets segments of the population that have not traditionally had access to credit, and invests in much-needed community development projects. It is currently working with coca farmers in the Chapare region to replace coca with less controversial crops. Get more involved by joining the Friends of CIDRE lending team.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 223
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jhonny to purchase materials and fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014