A loan of $800 helped increase capital.


Demecio's story

Mr. Demecio Gutiérrez is a native of Vallegrande, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, but now lives in Puerto Rico, Torno, Santa Cruz. He has his own home in which he lives with his wife and children.

He works alongside his wife in a duck and animal business in the animal markets of the area. He has worked with EMPRENDER for three years and he says that thanks to the microloans he received, he was able to keep working in his business and he was able to build his house. The loans he has received have been of great benefit to him.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Westin



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