He completed a secondary level education and currently works collecting (purchasing) recyclable materials like paper, newspapers, beer cans, copper, books that people no longer use, etc. He sells them to the factories that use these materials.
He is requesting this loan to increase capital; he will acquire copper and other metal objects. Hever' dream is to own a chain of recyclable material collection sites. This will allow his income to increase.
This is the first time he is requesting a loan through IMPRO and his first time with Kiva.
El estudió hasta el nivel secundario y actualmente se dedica a la recolección (compra) de material reciclable como ser: papel, periódicos, latas de cerveza, cobre, libros que la gente ya no utiliza, etc., para su venta a las fábricas que usan estos materiales.
El crédito lo requiere para el aumento de capital; así adquirirá cobre y otros objetos de metal.
El sueño de Hever es tener una cadena de sitios de acopio de material reciclable. De esta manera incrementará sus ingresos.
Es la primera vez que solicita crédito junto a IMPRO y la primera vez con KIVA.
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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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