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Oscar is 21 years old and completed his high school education in Los Yungas de La Paz. He finished his studies after a great deal of effort and work from a young age. However, due to a lack of financial resources, he was obligated to find work after graduation.

Oscar remained at home for a few years before moving to Trópico de Cochabamba to start a job as a surveying assistant. He currently has income to support himself, but he also needs to help his siblings with their studies. Oscar wants to take on additional work so that he can generate more income. For this reason, he is requesting a loan so that he can buy a motorcycle in order to get a job working as part of a motorcycle taxi fleet in the town of Villa Tunari. This job will help Oscar support his family financially and help him complete his professional studies.

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Oscar tiene 21 años de edad, tiene estudios a nivel bachillerato, culmino la secundaria en los Yungas de La paz, culmino sus estudios con mucho esfuerzo trabajando y estudiando desde muy joven, no pudo continuar sus estudios por falta de ingresos económicos esto lo obligo a trabajar después de culminar la secundaria; durante unos años se mantuvo en su lugar de origen luego por razones de trabajo se traslado al Trópico de Cochabamba para iniciar un trabajo como ayudante de Topógrafo, actualmente tiene ingresos que le ayudan a mantenerse, sin embargo necesita apoyar a sus hermanos en sus estudios para esto requiere realizar otros trabajos que generen mayor ingreso, por esta razón solicita un crédito para la compra de una motocicleta, la misma trabajara en una línea de moto taxis en la misma localidad de Villa tunari, esta actividad ayudara al oscar a apoyar a su familia económicamente y completar sus estudios a nivel profesional.

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 165
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,379,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,475 helped Oscar to buy a motorcycle.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2013
May 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 24, 2013