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Javier is a dairy farmer and also farms with his entire family. He needs the loan to buy two dairy cows to increase the volume of milk produced and thus his income to support his family since this is the only source of income they have.

Javier is married and has three children. They live in Achacachi in the city of La Paz. This is the second time he’s worked with IMPRO and first with KIVA.
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Javier, se dedica a la producción de leche y también a las actividades agrícolas junto a toda su familia.
El crédito lo requiere para comprar dos vacas lecheras y de esta forma aumentar sus volúmenes de producción de leche y por ende sus ingresos, para la manutención de su familia ya que es la única fuente de trabajo con la que cuentan.
Javier, es casado y tiene tres hijos, viven en Achacachi en la ciudad de La Paz.
Es la segunda vez que trabaja con IMPRO y la primera vez junto a 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
  • 158
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Javier to buy a pair of dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013