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Gustavo is 26 years old. He lives in the town of Chimore, in Cochabamba. Gustavo works hauling bananas and providing a moto-taxi service.

Two years ago, he was living with his parents in the town of Senda F; however, because he didn't have enough income to take care of his family, he had to move to the town of Chimore. Upon moving to that town, Gustavo and his wife began to lift themselves up economically again as his path took a new direction.

The loan that Gustavo is requesting is for the purchase of a motorcycle for his moto-taxi service; that way, he will have better income for his own living conditions and be able to help his family.
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El señor Gustavo tiene 26 años de edad, vive en la Población de Chimore, de la ciudad de Cochabamba. El sr Gustavo trabaja realizando el cargado de Banano y el servicio de moto taxi. El sr Gustavo vivía junto a sus padres en la Población de senda F hace dos años, sin embargo porque no tuvo ingresos suficientes para poder mantener a su familia el tuvo que venirse a la población de chimore , al empezar a vivir en esta población Gustavo se volvió a levantar económicamente junto a su esposa ya que tomo un nuevo rumbo en su camino. El préstamo que solicita Gustavo es para la compra de una motocicleta para el servicio de moto taxi y de esa manera podrá tener un mejor ingreso para su nivel de vida y poder ayudar a su familia.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,670,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Gustavo to purchase a motorcycle for a his moto-taxi service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015