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Jesús is 52 years old and has two children ages 12 and 15. He raises and sells pigs for a living in the town of Rio Seco. This loan is his first sequence within the institution. Jesús is going to use this loan to buy pigs for his business. His reason for requesting this loan is due to a lack of capital to buy the pigs. Jesús faces challenges in his business including improving quality of life. He is going to utilize the benefits to improve the quality of food for his pigs. He wants to be able to have a farm where he can raise a high quantity of pigs so that in this way he can improve his economic stability.
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El Sr. Jesús tiene 52 años tiene 2 hijos que son de las edades de 12, y 15 años, el se dedica a la venta y crianza de cerdos en la localidad de Rio Seco, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Jesús va a usar este préstamo para la compra de cerdos para su negocio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de capital para la compra de cerdos, el Sr. Jesús enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar su calidad de vida y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar la calidad en la alimentación de sus cerdos, su deseo es poder tener una granja donde pueda criar cantidad de cerdos para que de esta manera pueda mejorar su estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 123
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jesus to raise pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013