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Rudy works as a salaried driver in one of the city of La Paz’s transportation syndicates. He needs the loan to service the vehicle because his only source of income to support his family is what he earns from his profession as a driver.

Rudy is single and has two children; he’s also caring for two younger siblings who are orphans. They live in a rented house in the city of La Paz’s Pasankeri zone. This is the first time he’s worked with IMPRO and KIVA.
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Rudy, trabaja como conductor asalariado dentro de un sindicato de transporte público en la ciudad de La Paz.
El crédito lo requiere para el mantenimiento del vehiculo ya que no cuenta con más ingresos que los provenientes de su profesión de conductor para mantener a su familia.
Rudy, es soltero y tiene dos hijos, también esta a cargo de sus hermanos menores ya que son huérfanos de padres. Viven en una casa en alquiler en la zona Pasankeri de la ciudad de La Paz.
Es la primera vez que trabaja junto a IMPRO y KIVA.

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
  • 156
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,187,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rudy to pay for vehicle service and maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013