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Martin, age 43, is a farmer. He grows a variety of vegetables like corn, potatoes, and peanuts on his land. His land is located in the Vallecito de Tacuarembo community. This loan is his first cycle within the institution. Martin will use this loan to buy seeds to plant corn and peanuts and to buy what is needed to prepare the land.

His reason for requesting this loan is to get resources for sowing and to be able to survive. Martin faces the challenges of inclement weather in his business. Many times it destroys his crops. He will use the profits to improve his quality of life and that of his family. He covers all of the household expenses. He is a responsible and hard-working person.

He is grateful to the institution for the provided support. Once he harvests his products, he sells them directly from the producer to the consumer at the community market.
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El Sr. Martin tiene 43 años, el se dedica a la agricultura sembrando variedad de vegetales como también maíz, papa y maní en su parcela que se encuentra en la comunidad de Vallecito de Tacuarembo, este préstamo es el su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, el Sr. Martin va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de semillas para siembra de maíz y maní 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. Martin 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 brindado, una vez que cosecha sus productos los comercializa en el mercado de la comunidad directamente del productor al consumidor.

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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 Martin to buy seeds to plant peanuts and corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014