She needs the loan to buy improved seeds in order to improve production and also help to protect the environment since the use of these seeds means a shorter growing time and so irrigation is minimal. Thus she will improve production while preserving the environment.
Lidia’s dream is to increase production without damaging the environment and to have production that will improve her income to have a better future for her children.
This is the sixth time she’s requested a loan from IMPRO and first time from KIVA.
El crédito lo requiere para compra de semilla mejorada: de esta manera mejorara su producción y ayudara a la preservación del medio ambiente ya que al utilizar estas semillas el terreno será menos utilizado, además el riego de agua será mínimo así tendrá una mejor producción y preservara el medio ambiente.
El sueño de Lidia, es incrementar su producción agrícola sin dañar el medio ambiente, y tener una producción que mejore sus ingresos para mejorar su calidad de vida.
Es la sexta 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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