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Alfonso is married and is a long-time client of this institution. He is very responsible and punctual in making his payments. He works in transportation services; he has his own car that he operates as a radio taxi. He lives in a little house in the San Isidro Bajo area with his wife, who takes care of the housework. Their children are already grown, and they live in the same area. He works to be able to keep his home and to provide for his wife and himself. This loan will be invested in buying four tires and a starter motor for his car. His clients like that he always has his car in good working order and without any problems so as to provide the best service possible. He is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for having the confidence in him to grant him this loan.
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El Sr. ALFONSO esta casado, es un cliente antiguo de la institución, es muy responsable y puntual en el pago de cuotas, se dedica al servicio de transporte, tiene su movilidad propia con la que trabaja como radiotaxi, vive en su casita ubicada en la zona de San Isidro Bajo, con su esposa que se dedica a las labores de la casa; sus hijos ya son independientes y viven también por la zona, el solo mantiene el hogar, trabaja solo para mantenerse el y a su esposa, El crédito será invertido en la compra de cuatro llantas y motor de arranque para su movilidad, al cliente le gusta tener su movilidad siempre en buen estado para poder trabajar sin problemas y brindar un mejor servicio a sus clientes, esta muy agradecido con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgacion del credito.

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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
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.1
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alfonso purchase of tires and starter motor for his car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011