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Mr. Eleuterio is 29 years old and he works in agriculture planting various vegetables, as well as potatoes, yucca, and corn on his parcel of land that is in the community of Surutu. This loan is his first in a sequence with this institution. Mr. Eleuterio will use this loan to purchase seeds to plant rice, which means the land needs to be prepared. His reason for asking for this loan is to obtain the resources for planting his crop and to be able to live. Mr. Eleuterio has faced challenges in his business such as inclement weather, which on many occasions has ruined the harvest. He will use the the benefits from the loan to improve the quality of life of his clientele as well as his family, because he is in charge of all the household expenses. He is a responsible and hard working person who feels grateful for the support the institution has given him, once he harvests his crops he will sell them in a market in his community, directly from producer to consumer.
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El Sr. Eleuterio tiene 29 años, el se dedica a la agricultura sembrando variedad de vegetales como también papa y yuca y maíz en su parcela que se encuentra en la comunidad de nuevo Surutu, este préstamo es el su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Eleuterio va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de semillas para siembra de arroz y lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para obtener recursos para la siembra y poder subsistir, el Sr. Eleuterio enfrenta retos en su negocio que son las inclemencias del clima que en muchas ocasiones arruinan los sembradíos, y utilizara los beneficios para mejorara la calidad de vida del cliente y de su familia ya que el corre con todos los gastos del hogar, es una persona responsable y trabajador se siente agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindad, una vez que cosecha sus productos los comercializa en el mercado de la comunidad directamente del productor al consumidor.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Eleuterio purchase seeds to plant rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2013
May 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014