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Cecilio, 65, has three children, ages 30, 23, and 19. Cecilio earns a living making gutters for various structures. His shop is in the Pampahasi area of the city of La Paz.

This is Cecilio's first loan cycle with the institution. He's going to use the loan to buy material such as aluminum sheets and tools to make gutters and other materials he needs. He's requesting this loan to continue improving in his business. Cecilio's going to use his profits to continue buying a variety of materials.

Cecilio's a very hardworking person and he's happy about this opportunity. He wants to be able to produce more and offer his products in various buildings and fairs in different neighborhoods and even at the national level.
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El Sr. Cecilio tiene 65 años tiene tres hijos de las edades de 30, 23 y 19 años, El Sr. Cecilio se dedica a la fabricación de canaletas para distintas construcciones, tiene su taller en la zona Pampahasi de la ciudad de La Paz, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Cecilio va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de material como laminas de aluminio y herramientas para la fabricación de canaletas y otros materiales que necesita, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es seguir mejorando en su negocio, El Sr. Cecilio va a utilizar los beneficios para seguir comprando variedad de material, El Sr. Cecilio es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz por la oportunidad brindada, su deseo es poder producir en mayor cantidad y ofrecer sus productos a distintos construcciones y ferias de los distintos barrios y por qué no también a nivel Nacional.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 125
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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 $725 helped Cecilio to buy materials and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014