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Sr. Franz was born in Santa Cruz in the Cordillera Province. He is married to Doña Leidy and they have three children who are of school age. Franz has been a farmer for 10 years and has a parcel of land that measures 19 hectares in the town of Porvenir, which is 85 kilometers from the municipality of Cabezas in Cordillera Province.

His life and work revolve around farming. He grows corn, sorghum, and beans. Franz also raises cattle. He works and plants crops with the use of a tractor. The money from this loan will be used to prepare his land for planting watermelon. He will hire workers and rent a tractor.

Franz is a hardworking young man. He is grateful to Emprender and Kiva for trusting him by providing this loan.
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El Sr. Franz, nacido en la provincia Cordillera en Santa Cruz, casado con doña Leidy con 3 hijos que se encuentran en edad escolar, agricultor hace 10 años que compro una parcela de 19 hectáreas en la localidad del Porvenir a 85 Km de la provincia cordillera municipio de Cabezas, en la cual vive y trabaja de la agricultura, Siembra Maíz, sorgo, Frijol también tiene su ganado vacuno, el trabaja o hace sembrar con tractor, el dinero del crédito lo utilizara para el preparado de la tierra para la siembra de sandia contratara mano de obra y alquilara el tractor, es joven y muy trabajador, está muy agradecido con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgación del crédito.

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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
  • 145
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,366,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Franz to hire workers and rent a tractor for planting watermelon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013