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Norberta has a cart from which she receives rent for transportation services and this is the only income that she has in order to be able to resolve her expenses for nourishment. She is married and because of her age she is not able to do heavy labor. And so she needs a loan in order to buy sheep and in that way begin her work raising sheep. She lives in her own house in the Bajo Llojeta neighborhood of the city of La Paz. This is the first time she has sought a loan from IMPRO. The earnings from her improved situation will give her the means of being able to obtain this loan.
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Norberta tiene un vehiculo del cual recibe renta por el servicio de transporte y es el único ingreso que tiene para poder solventar sus gastos de alimentación.
Es casada y por su edad no puede hacer trabajos pesados por lo cual requiere el crédito para la compra de ovejas y así comenzar su actividad de crianza de ovejas.
Vive en la Zona de bajo Llojeta de la Ciudad de La Paz en casa propia.
Es la primera vez que solicita un crédito en Impro, las ganas de superarse le dan la oportunidad de poder acceder a este crédito.

Additional Information


IMPRO is a small non-profit organization that has been offering micro credit to the working poor in the Bolivian cities of La Paz and El Alto since 1995. IMPRO’s goal is to fight poverty by offering loans to small business owners who cannot access credit through the regular banking system due to a lack of guarantees or collateral.

To ensure that everyone has access to credit, IMPRO maintains a low interest rate by minimizing operational costs. IMPRO’s partnership with Kiva, which began in 2007, has allowed IMPRO to expand its services while maintaining these low interest rates.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,317,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Norberta to buy sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2009
Jun 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010