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Jose
Mr. Jose is 47 years old and married with two children. His son is 7 years old and his daughter is 6. Jose produces handcrafted shoes such as boots and nursing slippers. His studio is located in the Villa Copacabana zone in the city of La Paz. This is the first loan he has gotten from Emprender. Jose will use this loan to invest in the purchase of supplies and work materials for his business. He will also buy a sewing machine. The reason he is applying for this loan is because he lacks cash. Mr. Jose faces challenges in his business as he currently lacks a suitable workshop and depends on the sewing rooms of others to finish his work. He will use his loan to buy leather and synthetic leather wholesale which will decrease his costs in addition to the purchase of a sewing machine for his wife who can help with the business. His wish for his business is to build a suitable environment for a workshop so he can have all the machinery necessary to do good work.
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El Sr. Jose tiene 47 años y casado con 2 hijos que son un varon de 7 años y una mujer de 6 años, el se dedica a la producción de zapatos artesanales, como botas, zapatillas de enfermería etc. Su taller se encuentran en Zona Villa Copacabana de la Ciudad de La Paz, Este préstamo es el Primero que ha tomado de Emprender, Jose va a usar este préstamo para invertir en la compra de insumos y material de trabajo para su negocio, además comprará una máquina recta para su negocio. Su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de efectivo. El Sr. Jose enfrenta retos en su negocio que son actualmente no cuenta con un taller adecuado para su actividad, ya que depende de otros costureros para terminar su trabajo, va a utilizar los beneficios Comprara cuero y cuerina al por mayor, lo que disminuirá sus costos, también comprará una máquina recta para su esposa, quién podrá ayudar en el negocio, su deseo para su negocio es hacer construir un ambiente adecuado para su un taller para asi tener toda la maquinaria para realizar un buen trabajo.

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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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 75
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,685,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Jose to invest in supplies, materials, and a sewing machine for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 6, 2013
Listed
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 22, 2014