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Sr. Lucio is not married, but he is in a relationship with his partner Sra. Isabel. They have two children who are of school age. He is a native of Vallegrande. Fifteen years ago, he joined the farmers’ union in Guaracal where he and his children work the land that he owns. They grow potatoes, corn, cassava, and rice and sell these products at the market in El Torno.

Lucio has been working two years with Emprender. During his free time, he works as an electrician and also has a house in the city of Santa Cruz. The money from this loan will be used to pay workers to prepare his land for planting using slash and burn techniques. They will also be responsible for plowing the land and removing weeds. Sr. Lucio is a hardworking individual who is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for demonstrating their trust by providing this loan. In the photograph, Sr. Lucio is accompanied by his beloved partner.

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El Sr. Lucio no esta casado pero es concubino(no es casado pero vive en pareja) con la Sra. Isabel tiene dos hijos que se encuentran en edad escolar, Natural de Vallegrande hace 15 años mediante el sindicato agrario de Guaracal donde consiguio un terreno en la cual trabaja juntamente con sus hijos,en ella siembran (papa, maiz, yuca, arroz), para sacar a vender al mercado de El Torno. El señor trabaja ya 2 años con Emprender, también el es electricista en sus horas libres y tiene una casa en la ciudad de Sta. Cruz. el dinero de credito lo utilizara para contratar mano de obra para el chaqueo de su terreno se llama chaqueo al preparadon de la tierra para la siembra, dehierban aran la tierra, el Sr. Lucio es una persona muy trabajadora y esta muy agradecido con emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgacion del credito. En la foto el Sr. Lucio esta acompañada de su querida esposa.

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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
  • 122
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lucio pay workers to clear, plow, and remove weeds from his land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011