Sr. Americo works as a public bus driver in the city of La Paz and he makes enough to pay basic expenses.
He will use the loan to finish a room in his parent's house.
This is Sr. Americo's second loan and a socio-economic analysis indicates that he is a good candidate for a loan and should be granted one.
El señor Américo trabaja como chofer de transporte publico en la ciudad de La Paz, ingresos con los que se mantiene.
El crédito será para la conclusión de obra fina de una habitación que le cedieron sus padres en su vivienda.
Esta es la segunda vez que solicita préstamo y el análisis socioeconómico realizado la califican favorablemente y puede acceder a un crédito.
About IMPROIMPRO 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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