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Paul Ramiro
Paul is a good client of the institution; this is his second loan that he’s repaid on time. He has a carpentry shop where his usual production is kitchen furniture and cots. Paul’s wife is called Nieves and she farms coca leaves in the Yungas (name given in Bolivia to the hot region of the north-east where famous coffee is raised). Coca leaf cultivation is very demanding field work and to sell her products Nieves must necessarily come to the city of La Paz. She has two children. Paul’s work is also very hard because he has to lift the heavy lumber. The loan is to buy lumber to make furniture.
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El señor Paul es un buen cliente de la institución este es su segundo crédito donde pago de forma puntual, el cliente tiene la actividad de carpintería el normalmente elabora muebles de cocina y catres, la esposa del señor Paul se llama nieves ella se dedica al cultivo de coca en los yungas la labor del cultivo de coca es sacrificado porque el trabajo de campo es duro, y para comercializar su producto la Sra. Nieves necesariamente tiene que venir a la ciudad de La Paz, tiene 2 hijos, el trabajo de l señor Paul es también duro porque tiene que levantar maderas muy pesadas, el destino del crédito es la compra de madera para la elaboración de muebles.

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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
  • 125
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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 Paul Ramiro to buy lumber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013