Rosendo’s married living in the city of La Paz’s Llojeta zone. His home is quite humble; it’s faced with bricks and has a cement floor. Rosendo works providing transportation for 10 hours a day (he has a taxi) and he’s the couple’s only source of support. This is why he needs a loan to provide general maintenance service to his vehicle because they live day to day thanks to the income it generates. Rosendo’s dream is to be able to have a business where he doesn't have to be exposed as a taxi driver working at night. This is the first time he’s part of KIVA.
Rosendo es casado y vive en la zona de Llojeta de la ciudad de La Paz. Su hogar es bastante humilde con acabado de ladrillo y piso de cemento.
Rosendo trabaja como transportista durante 10 horas al día (tiene un taxi) siendo él el único sustento que tiene la pareja. Es por eso que necesita un crédito para efectuar el mantenimiento general de su vehículo ya que viven al día con los ingresos de éste.
El sueño de Rosendo es poder tener un negocio propio donde no tenga que exponerse a trabajar de taxista durante la noche.
Es la primera vez que es parte de kiva
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.