He recycles bronze scrap metal to create artisanal products such as pendents, wall adornments and other items. In this way he is able to obtain excellent raw material at a low cost. Further, this saves a great deal of energy. The income from his work covers his costs for food, utilities, and other expenses.
He is seeking a loan so that he can expand his shop. He will buy bricks, cement and other construction materials. He will thus be able to increase his income and his standard of living and at the same time maintain a high degree of purity in his products.
His dream is for his children to complete their studies, and also for his business to grow.
Justo recicla desechos de bronce para la transformación de productos artesanales como ser pendientes, adornos de pared y otros. A través de esto obtiene su principal materia prima de excelente calidad, a menor costo y además con un alto ahorro de energía.
El trabajo de Justo le permite cubrir sus gastos de alimentación, pago de servicios básicos y otros.
El crédito lo requiere para la ampliación de su taller, comprara ladrillo, cemento y otros materiales de construcción y así mejorar sus ingresos y su calidad de vida y al mismo tiempo mantendrá el alto nivel de limpieza en sus productos.
El sueño de Justo es que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y además que su taller crezca.
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This loan is for Bolivian entrepreneurs who follow cleaner production principles in their work, including waste reduction and environmental protection. By supporting this loan, you are promoting economic activities that are environmentally friendly but that also maximize productivity to help borrowers boost their incomes.
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.
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