Angel finished high school and now works as a security guard for one of the dairy companies of El Alto. He is requesting a loan to plaster and paint his parents’ house, where he lives, which will improve his quality of life.
Angel’s dream is to have his own house. This is the first time he requests a loan to IMPRO and KIVA.
El ya termino el nivel secundario y ahora trabaja como empleado de seguridad física en una de las empresas lecheras en la ciudad de El Alto.
El crédito lo requiere para continuar con la obra fina (estucado, pintado) de la vivienda de sus padres donde él tiene su dormitorio y de esta manera mejorar su calidad de vida.
El sueño de Angel es tener su casa propia.
Es la primera 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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