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Jose Luis
José Luis A. Quisbert makes leather shoes and has worked in this activity for 20 years. He has a son to support and a wife who sells the shoes that he produces. He learned this profession from his father. He began as an apprentice and later used his savings to buy his own equipment and machinery. Now he works independently and is thinking about taking out more loans to grow his business. Don Jose Luis A. has worked with the institution since 2007. He has always been punctual with his payments and responsible with his work.
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El señor José Luis A. Quisbert es fabricante de calzados de cuero y ya lleva trabajando 20 años en esta actividad, tiene un hijo a su cargo y una esposa que se dedica a la venta de los calzados que él mismo fabrica. Aprendió el oficio de su papá y comenzó como ayudante para luego con sus ahorros comprar su propio equipo y máquinaria, ahora trabaja solo y piensa en sacar más créditos para hacer crecer su negocio. Don Jose Luis A. trabaja con la institución desde el 2007 siempre ha sido puntual con sus pagos, y responsable con su trabajo.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Jose Luis purchase leather.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009