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Wilson Manuel
Wilson Manuel, 29, is single living in a rented house in Monteagudo Province. He works as an elementary school teacher and carries out his activities in a school in the community of San Miguel del Bañado located 40 kilometers from the city of Sucre. He earns income as a teacher but also by providing passenger taxi transportation services daily between the Monteagudo and San Miguel provinces.

Wilson’s daily routine is very exhausting because in addition to meeting his obligations as a teacher he must work during his free time traveling so that he can earn enough income to feed and dress himself as well as pay rent and cover other expenses he has.

Wilson Manuel is requesting the loan to do general maintenance on his taxi so that he can continue getting to his place of work and also continue transporting passengers thus earning income that will help him improve his quality of life.
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El señor Wilson Manuel tiene 29 años, es soltero, vive en una casa alquilada en la provincia de Monteagudo, trabaja de profesor de educación primaria y desempeña sus actividades en la unidad educativa de la comunidad de San Miguel del Bañado, que está ubicado a 40 km de la ciudad de Sucre. Obtiene ingresos como profesor y también por el transporte de pasajeros que realiza diariamente en su taxi de la provincia Monteagudo a la provincia de San Miguel. El diario vivir de Wilson es muy agotador ya que además de cumplir con sus obligaciones como profesor debe trabajar en su tiempo libre viajando para que de esta manera obtenga ingresos suficientes para alimentarse, vestirse, pagar alquiler de vivienda y otros gasto que tiene. El señor Wilson Manuel está solicitando el crédito para realizar mantenimiento general a su taxi para así seguir trasladándose a su fuente de trabajo y también continuar con el transporte de pasajeros, de esta manera generara ingresos que le ayuden a mejorar su calidad de vida.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Wilson Manuel to service and repair his car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013