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Total loan: $400
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Catalina V.

Bolivia
El Alto, Bolivia / Shoe Sales

A loan of $400 helped working capital.


Catalina V.'s story

Catalina and her husband are shoemakers who sell their goods at craft markets in La Paz and El Alto. Their workshop is located in the Tembladerani neighborhood in La Paz. They have six children and live in the May 1st nighborhood of El Alto. This loan will help them buy raw materials such as leather so they can increase production to keep up with demand. This is their first loan, but our evaluation qualifies them for credit, which will help them increase their income and repay the loan.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexis Hult

Catalina y su esposo son artesanos en cuero, fabrican calzados, los mismos que comercializa en ferias populares de la ciudad de La Paz y EL Alto. El taller de trabajo se halla ubicado en la Zona de Tembladerani de la ciudad de La Paz.

Tienen 6 hijos y viven en la zona 1ro de Mayo de la Ciudad de El Alto. El destino del crédito es comprar materia prima (cuero) para incrementar su producción y satisfacer la cantidad de demanda que existe en su mercado. Es su primer crédito, la evaluación certifica y califica para poder otorgarles el crédito, que servirá para que incrementen sus ingresos y cumplir con sus obligaciones.



Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2007

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Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2007