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Francisco is 53 years old. He is married with two children who are over 18. He sews garments for a living and for years has been making surgical scrubs and doctors coats. His workshop is in his home, which is in the Vino Tinto neighborhood. This loan will be his first cycle with the institution. Francisco will use this loan to buy bulk fabric to make clothing. He is asking for this loan to increase his investment capital as he has contracts with hospitals where he delivers his finished product. He also supplies different fairs where clothing is sold. Francisco faces challenges in his business, such as increasing his profit, and he is going to use his earnings to invest in high quality sewing materials so he will get more orders from his customers. Francisco is a very hardworking person. He is happy with the institution and thankful for the help he has received.
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El Sr. Francisco tiene 53 años, casado con dos hijos mayores de 18 años, el se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir desde hace ya varios años el confecciona ropa quirófano, batas para doctores, su taller se encuentra en su mismo domicilio que es en la en la zona de Vino Tinto. este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Francisco va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de telas para la confección de prendas de vestir por mayor, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para incremento de capital de inversión ya que el tiene contratos con hospitales a los que entrega el producto terminado, como también entrega a distintas ferias donde venden ropa, El Sr. Francisco enfrenta retos en su negocio que son aumentar sus ingresos y va a utilizar los beneficios invirtiendo en la compra de materiales para la confección de prendas de buena calidad y así tener más pedidos de clientes, El Sr. Francisco es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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
  • 223
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Francisco to buy fabric in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 26, 2014