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Sergio is 29 years old and has a 3-year-old son. His business is repairing cars. He has been working as a mechanic for a number of years and has an auto repair shop in Virgen de Lujan district where he offers his services. This loan is Sergio's first from the institution. He will use it to buy machinery for his workshop such as a compressor. This will allow him to provide his customers with a better service and increase his profits. His reason for requesting this loan is so that he can continue improving in his business. Sergio will use the profits he makes to continue buying tools so that he can continue equipping his auto repair shop. Sergio is a very hard-working person who feels happy to be receiving this opportunity as this is his only business.
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El Sr. Sergio tiene 29 años y un hijo que tiene la edad de 3 años, El Sr. Sergio se dedica a la reparación de autos, el es mecánico hace ya varios años, tiene su taller ubicado en la Zona Virgen de Lujan donde ofrece sus servicios, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Sergio va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de maquinaria para su taller como compresora, y así de esta manera brindar un mejor servicio a su clientela e incrementar sus ganancias, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en su actividad, El Sr. Sergio va utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando herramientas para seguir equipando su taller, El Sr. Sergio es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada ya que esta es su única actividad.

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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
  • 131
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,130,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Sergio to buy machinery for his workshop (a compressor).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014