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Update on Edgar

Edgar has three children, and his family rents a house in the city of La Paz. He drives a taxi and urgently needs to pay for vehicle maintenance. Edgar stills hopes to have his own house soon.
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Edgar tiene tres hijos, la familia alquila una casa en la ciudad de La Paz.

Actualmente trabaja como chófer de transporte publico. Necesita crédito para pagar el mantenimiento de su vehiculo, un servicio que él requiere con urgencia. Edgar no ha desistido de tener casa propia en un futuro cercano

Previous Loan Details

Edgar is separated from his wife and lives alone in Santa Rosa district, in the city of La Paz. He has three children and makes his income with a car that he owns and uses to provide a public transport service. Through this business, he makes income and supports himself. Edgar is requesting ... More from Edgar's previous loan »

Additional Information


IMPRO 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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,200,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Edgar to do vehicle maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Edgar. It was first posted on Kiva on Mar, 2013. Learn More