She studied up to high school and she's currently a kitchen assistant. Her husband is a carpenter and that's how they can afford their expenses.
The loan she requests is to purchase construction supplies (sand, cement, tiles and stucco), because she'll build an additional room and remodel her home.
This is her second loan with IMPRO and her first time on Kiva.
Ella estudió hasta el nivel secundario, actualmente ella es ayudante de cocina. Su esposo es carpintero, así cubren los gastos que tienen.
El crédito lo requiere para comprar material de construcción (arena, cemento, ladrillos, estuco) ya que realizará la construcción de una habitación y la refacción de su vivienda
Es la segunda vez que solicita crédito junto a IMPRO y la primera vez con KIVA.
About IMPROIMPRO 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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