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Juan's main activity is sewing garments for gentlemen and ladies in his tailor's shop, which is located in one of the busiest areas of the town of El Alto. He's married, and he and his wife have three children. His wife raises cattle. At the moment of the visit, he was sewing clothing, which is their main source of income. On this occasion, he requests the loan in order to purchase fabric for making garments, since he has a lot of orders. Juan is a very hardworking person with the drive to overcome. In time, he wishes to own a larger shop and hire employees. He feels very thankful to the institution for the support he's been given.
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El señor Juan tiene como actividad principal la confección de trajes para caballeros y damas, en su sastrería que se encuentra ubicado en una de las zonas mas concurridas de la ciudad de El Alto, es casado y con su esposa tienen 3 hijos la esposa se dedica se dedica al engorde de ganado vacuno, el momento de la visita se encontraba confeccionando trajes, esta actividad es su principal fuente de ingreso para ellos, en esta ocasión solicita el crédito de financiamiento para la compra de tela para confeccionar trajes ya que tiene muchos pedidos, el Sr. Juan es una persona muy trabajadora con ganas de superación desea con el tiempo tener un taller mas grande y contratar mano de obra, se siente muy agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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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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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 109
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  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Juan to purchase fabric to make garments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013