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Limbert Jose
Limbert is is from the La Paz area, at a very young age he moved to Cochabamba to study and work.

He has finished studying to be a teacher, but he still has not managed to find work. When Limbert was studying, he managed to get a job making salteñas, with which he managed to fund his studies as well as his living costs. Now he is an expert in making salteñas and has been able to open his own business with his savings, he is the owner of his own shop.

Limbert is very grateful for this opportunity and will be able to improve his business, in order to grow his business and consolidate his market, have more customers, more sales and more income to improve his quality of life.

Among his plans for the future, Limbert plans to take out a new loan to buy a vehicle to deliver the delicious salteñas that he makes.
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El Sr. Limbert, es una persona que proviene del departamento de La Paz, a muy temprana edad emigro al departamento de Cochabamba para estudiar y trabajar. Ha concluido sus estudios para ser profesor, sin embargo no ha conseguido trabajo aun. Cuando Limbert estudiaba, se consiguió un trabajo como elaborador de salteñas, para que pueda solventar sus estudios así como su alimentación, vivienda y vestimenta. Ahora el es un experto en la elaboración de salteñas, por ello abrió su propio negocio con sus ahorros. Ahora es dueño de una pequeña salteñeria.
Limbert está muy agradecido de acceder a esta oportunidad y así poder mejorar su negocio, para hacerlo crecer y así consolidar su mercado, tener más clientela, más ventas y por tanto mayores ingresos para mejorar su nivel de vida.
Entre sus planes futuros Limbert planea sacar un nuevo préstamo para comprar un vehículo y así poder transportar las deliciosas salteñas que elabora.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Limbert Jose to buy signs for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015