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Edwin is 24 years old and married, and works selling livestock. He sells in the different cattle markets in the city of El Alto, and lives in the community of Karuiza.

This loan is his first with the institution. Edwin will use this loan to buy a truck to bring his livestock to different cattle markets to sell. He is asking for the loan because he needs capital. The challenge that Edwin faces in his business is low demand at times, be it due to problems with the weather or transportation. In time he wants to be able to buy livestock in greater quantities.
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El Sr. Edwin tiene 24 años y es casado, el se dedica a la venta de ganado, el vende en las distintas ferias de la ciudad de El Alto, el vive en la localidad de Karuiza, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Edwin va a usar este préstamo para la compra un camión para llevar a las distintas ferias su ganado para la venta, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es falta de capital, El Sr. Edwin enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la poca demanda en ocasiones ya sea por problemas de clima o de transporte, desea con el tiempo poder comprar en mayor cantidad ganado.

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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
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Edwin to buy a truck.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014