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Ruben Cesar
Ruben is a young worker. He completed his bachelor's studies, but because of financial issues, he did not pursue higher studies. Seeing the need to look for work, he put his schooling to the side. He is single and has great experience in the field of civil construction; he has more than eight years in this business. He is requesting a loan to be able to repair the engine of the vehicle he uses to transport his work tools to the places they should go so he can continue working. The authorized loan will help him reach one of his dreams, which is to be able to have his own home so he can start a family, which is what he most wants. Currently, Ruben lives in a rental. He has a vehicle, which is his only inheritance, and work tools that facilitate his work.
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El señor Ruben es un joven trabajador, curso hasta concluir el bachillerato ya que por cuestiones económicas no prosiguió con sus estudios superiores, viéndose en la necesidad de buscar trabajo y por tanto dejar de lado los estudios; de estado civil soltero tiene gran experiencia en el rubro de la construcción civil ya que lleva más de 8 años en esta actividad; hoy solicita el presente crédito para poder reparar el motor del vehículo con el cual trabaja para el traslado de sus herramientas de trabajo hacia los lugares que este debe trasladarse, y así poder seguir en la actividad que lleva trabajando, ya que con el crédito que se le otorgue le ayudara a cumplir uno de sus sueños que es poder contar con una casa propia para así formar una familia que es lo que más anhela. Actualmente el señor Ruben vive en alquiler, cuenta con un vehículo que es su único patrimonio, herramienta de trabajo que le facilita en las labores que este desempeña.

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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,239,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Ruben Cesar repair the engine of the vehicle that he uses to transport his construction tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015