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Mr. Roberto Q. Huchani lives in his own home in the area of Pasankeri on the west side of La Paz with his wife, Mrs. Matilda Huchani, and their six children. Roberto is a policeman and his wife is a housewife. The loan will be used to build a retaining wall in order to level his property to the level of the street for access. This is the first time that Roberto has asked for a loan and the socioeconomic analysis qualifies him favorably to access this line of credit.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva volunteer.

El señor Roberto Q. Huchani vive en casa propia, en la zona de Pasankeri ladera oeste de la Ciudad de La Paz. con su esposa la señora Matilda Huchani y sus seis hijo. El señor Roberto es policía y su esposa se dedica a las labores de casa.
El crédito solicitado será destinado a la construcción de un muro de contención ya que debe nivelar su propiedad a la vía de acceso.
Esta es la primera ocasión que solicita un préstamo y el análisis socioeconómico realizado lo califica favorablemente y puede acceder a un 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
  • 154
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,200,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.5
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Roberto construction of a retaining wall to level his property to the street level for access.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2008
Apr 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009