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Beatriz works as a secretary. She has a middle level technical education. She lives in her own house, occupying four rooms with fine finishing touches and wooden floors. She lives in the Irpavi II area of the city of La Paz. She is married and has two school age children.

She needs the loan to buy a laptop for her children to use for their school work.

Beatriz’s dream is for her children to complete their studies and be able to enroll in the university.

It is her first time with IMPRO and the first with Kiva.
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La señora Beatriz trabaja como secretaria; su nivel de educación es técnico medio, vive en casa propia ocupando 4 habitaciones en un acabado fino y piso de machimbre en la zona de Irpavi II de la ciudad de la Paz. Está casada y tiene dos hijos en edad escolar.

El crédito lo requiere para la compra de una laptop para que sus hijos la usen en sus tareas escolares.

El sueño de Beatriz es que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y puedan ingresar a la Universidad.

Es la primera vez con IMPRO y la primera con 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
  • 164
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Beatriz to buy a laptop for her children to use for their school work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2014