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Filomon is 30 years old and unmarried, but lives with his partner. He was able to complete primary school education. He has two children to support financially. He lives in his own house, which is very basic and constructed with local materials, and located in the Tíraque region.

Filomon's primary job is farming; annually, he produces 100 cargas (a regional unit of dry measure) of potatoes, about 1600 pounds of wheat, 4 cargas of barley, and 40 bushels of oats (fodder). He grows the products on his own land, and sometimes on his parents' land, which is in the same region.

Filomon is asking for operating capital to buy farming supplies. In the future, with higher production, he will increase his earnings.
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El señor Filomon, es una persona de 30 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, pero actualmente vive en concubinato, alcanzo a estudiar hasta la primaria, cuenta con dos dependientes económicos a cargo los cuales son sus pequeños hijos, vive en su propio domicilio de tipo rustico, construido con material local, que se halla situado en la localidad de Tíraque, la actividad principal del señor Filomon es la agricultura, de tal forma produce anualmente papa 100 cargas, trigo (grano) 16 quintales, cebada (grano) 4 cargas y finalmente 40 calchas de avena (forraje) los productos son cultivados en sus propios terrenos y alguna vez en los terrenos de sus padres, los terrenos mencionados se encuentran en la misma localidad, por lo cual el señor Filomon se ve en la necesidad de solicitar capital de operación para compra de insumos agrícolas, en el futuro con la producción incrementara sus ingresos económicos.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,310,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,500 helped Filomon to buy farming supplies.
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 4, 2013