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Update on Mario

Mario has worked as a farmer for some time now. He says that all went well with his previous loan which he used for cultivating corn. This time, he is seeking a loan to buy seeds for cultivating corn and also to prepare is land. He is happy and grateful for the opportunity he has been given because his business is growing and improving.
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El Sr. Mario sigue con la misma actividad el es agricultor desde hace ya bastante tiempo, cuenta que le fue bien con el anterior crédito ya que lo utilizo en la siembra de Maíz, en esta ocasión solicita el crédito para la compra de semillas para la siembra de maíz y también para el preparado de la tierra, se siente feliz y agradecido por la oportunidad que le brindan ya que está creciendo y mejorando su actividad.

Previous Loan Details

Mario was born in Chuquisaca and he is married to Eusevia. The couple have four school-age children. 19 years ago, they arrived in the town of Torno, Santa Cruz and stayed there. They were lucky enough to acquire a plot of land through the union in the community of Santo Corazón in which they ... More from Mario's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Emprender

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.


About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mario to buy seeds for cultivating corn and to prepare his land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Mario. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2011. Learn More