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Milton is 35 years old, and has two children, ages 2 and 4. Milton makes a living juicing and selling natural quinoa and apple juices. He operates his juice stand in the Colcapirhua zone of the city of Cochabamba, and this is his first loan with this institution. Milton plans to use the support from this loan to buy quinoa in bulk for making his juices.

With a lack of access to capital and the price of quinoa rising steadily due to its popularity and high nutritional value, Milton is requesting this loan. He faces challenges in his business, and has to rise very early every morning to prepare his juices before he can sell them. His dream is to eventually open up a snack stand where he can offer a wide variety of juices, coffee and snacks to customers.
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El Sr. Milton tiene 35 años tiene dos hijos que son de las edades de 2 y 4 años, ella se dedica a la venta de jugos naturales, elaborados con quinua y manzana tiene su puesto de venta por la zona de Colcapirhua, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Milton va a utilizar este préstamo para compra de quinua por mayor para la elaboración de sus jugos, su razón para solicitar este préstamo la falta de efectivo para la compra de este grano de quinua que constantemente sube de precio mucha gente lo consume por su alto poder nutritivo, el Sr. Milton enfrenta retos en su negocio que son el tener que madrugar para la venta de sus productos, va a utilizar los beneficios en tener un capital de inversión, su deseo es de tener un snak donde pueda ofrecer variedad de jugos café y variedad de repostería.

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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
  • 151
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,657,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Milton to purchase quinoa in bulk for making his quinoa and apple juices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2014