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Jorge Luis
Jorge Luis, 22, lives in the department of La Paz in the Sopocachi area. He began to work in this business at the age of 20. He sells music CDs and movies on DVD and Blu-ray so he can get more income to be able to cover his expenses for food and some services. Jorge Luis became independent at the age of 18, but currently he lives in his mother's house where he contributes to the household expenses.

He sells in different spots at street fairs, markets, etc. He has two years of experience in this business and he makes the sacrifice with a variety of schedules so he can sell more.

The loan he's requesting is to buy merchandise (CDs, DVDs, etc.) for the end of the year when there's more demand and sales are better. This way he can get ahead and realize many more of his dreams, specifically to have a store of his own in the future where he can sell his products and achieve his goals and dreams.
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Jorge Luis tiene 22 años vive en el departamento de La Paz en la Zona de Sopocachi , comenzó a trabajar con esta actividad a la edad de 20 años en el comercio de CD de música, Películas en Dvd, Películas en BLueRay para poder obtener más ingresos para poder cubrir los gastos de alimentación y algunos servicios. Jorge Luis se independizo a los 18 años, pero vive actualmente en casa en su mama a la cual le colabora con gastos del domicilio el vende en puestos móviles en ferias, mercados, etc. tiene experiencia de dos años en esta actividad y se sacrifica en diversos horarios para vender mas. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de mercadería (CD, DVD, etc.) por fin de año donde existe mas demanda y venta es mayor , para así poder salir adelante y lograr muchos más sueños que él tiene, específicamente tener en un futuro una tienda propia donde pueda ofrecer sus productos y así cumplir sus metas y sueños.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,500 helped Jorge Luis to buy merchandise.
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 31, 2012