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Paulino is 23 years old, married and has a one-year-old son. He works in construction and renovating houses, and is a contractor. He lives in the town of El Torno. This loan is his first with the institution.

Paulino is going to use this loan to buy a motorcycle, as this will allow him to carry out his work more efficiently. He has contracts to fulfill, and this will allow him to get around quickly to his construction sites, as the distances he has to travel are long.

His reason for requesting this loan is to continue improving in his work. Paulino is going to use the profits to buy tools for his work, as the ones he has are wearing out, and he needs to replace them to do a better job.

Paulino is a very hard-working person. He feels happy about the opportunity offered him in the granting of the loan, as this livelihood is his only means of supporting himself.
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El Sr. Paulino tiene 23 años es casado tiene un hijo de 1 año, se dedica a la construcción y remodelación de viviendas, el es albañil contratista, el vive en la localidad de El Torno, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Paulino va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de una motocicleta ya que esto le permitirá realizar su trabajo de manera eficiente ya que tiene contratos que cumplir, y esto le permitirá movilizarse de manera rápida a sus obras ya que son distancias largas que tiene que recorrer, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en trabajo, el Sr. Paulino va a utilizar los beneficios en comprar Herramientas para su trabajo ya que las que tiene se le están gastando y necesita renovar para realizar un mejor trabajo, el Sr. Paulino es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada en la otorgación del crédito ya que esta es su única actividad que le permite mantenerse.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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  • $36,293,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Paulino to buy a motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014