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Gilberto has worked for several years as a tailor making outfits. He learned this skill from his father, who also works in this job. He makes jackets and sports clothes. He has a workshop in the same place he lives, which is in Huarina. This is his first loan with this institution. Gilberto will use this loan to buy wholesale fabric for making clothes.

He is requesting this loan to increase his investment capital. Gilberto faces challenges in his business, which include increasing his income. He will use the investment to buy high quality tailoring materials so he can have more customers. At this time, there is a high demand. Gilberto is a hard-working and happy person. He is happy and grateful to the institution for giving him support because this is his only form of income.
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El Sr. Gilberto se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir desde hace ya varios años aprendió el oficio de confección de su padre quien también trabaja en la misma actividad, el confecciona chamarras y ropa deportiva, tiene su taller se encuentra en su mismo domicilio que es en la en la localidad de Huarina, Este préstamo es su Primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Gilberto va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de telas para la confección de prendas de vestir por mayor, Su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para incremento de capital de inversión, el Sr. Gilberto enfrenta retos en su negocio que son aumentar sus ingresos y va a utilizar los beneficios invirtiendo en la compra de materiales para la confección de prendas de buena calidad y así tener más pedidos de clientes. Ya que esta época tiene mucha demanda, el Sr. Gilberto es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esta es su única fuente de ingresos.

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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
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,239,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Gilberto to buy fabric for making clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015