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Leoncio
Leoncio's home is located in the highly populated neighborhood of Villa Victoria in the city of La Paz and he is well known in the area. He has worked as a tailor making clothing for men for 25 years. This loan will be used to purchase a sewing machine and also to buy materials.

Leoncio lives with his wife and two children who are university students and are economically dependent on him. His wife has a neighborhood store with which allows her to contribute to household expenses.

He has been a client of our institution for five years and only works with us. The currency in which he works is the dollar. He says that the loans are a great help and thanks to them he is able to improve the quality of life for his entire family.
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El domicilio de don Leoncio, se encuentra ubicado en la populosa zona de Villa Victoria de la ciudad de La Paz siendo un vecino muy conocido de la zona; el sr. se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir para varones sastrería, desde hace 25 años; este crédito será destinado a la compra de una máquina de coser y además para la compra de materia prima; el señor Leoncio vive con su esposa y sus dos hijos que ya están cruzando estudios universitarios y dependen económicamente de el, la esposa tiene una tienda de barrio con la que apoya en los gastos familiares, es cliente de nuestra institución desde hace 5 años y solo trabaja con nosotros, la moneda en la que trabaja es el dólar. Comenta que los créditos le sirven de mucho ya que gracias a ello logra mejorar la calidad de vida de toda su familia.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 236
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,587,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Leoncio purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 21, 2008
Listed
Oct 7, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 15, 2009