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Erineo, 26, is a fisherman who lives on an island in Lake Titicaca, a tourist area in La Paz department that offers visitors straw and wool handicrafts. Most of the residents work in the fishing and tourism industries.

This is the member's first loan cycle with the institution. Erineo will use the loan to buy fishing nets so that he can increase his catch and have more working capital. Erineo will use his profits to keep working, as this is his only income source. Erineo works hard and is pleased to have this opportunity.
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El Sr. Erineo tiene 26 años el se dedica a la actividad de la pesca el vive en una isla del lago titicaca, centro turístico del departamento de La Paz donde ofrecen al público artesanías de totoras y en lana, la mayoría de los habitantes de esta isla se dedican a la pesca y el turismo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Erineo va a usar este préstamo para compra de redes para usar en la pesca, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es aumentar la pesca e incrementar su capital de trabajo, el Sr. Erineo va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir mejorando en su trabajo ya que este es su único ingreso para mantenerse, el Sr. Erineo es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad que le brindan.

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About Emprender

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.


About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Erineo to buy fishing nets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2014