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Romelia lives in her own home with her two children in the city of La Paz. She works as a secretary.
She is requesting a loan to finish building two spaces in her home in order to rent them out and generate an income for her family, since her salary is very low.
Romelia's dream is to be able to finish her home and provide her children with comfort.
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Romelia vive en casa propia con sus dos hijos en la ciudad de La Paz, trabaja como secretaria.

El credito que solicita es para concluir dos tiendas que esta haciendo construir en su casa para darlas en alquiler y de esta manera poder generar mas ingresos para su familia ya que su sueldo es muy poco.

El sueño de Romelia es poder terminar su casita y darles comodidad a sus hijos.

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.


About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 145
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,337,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Romelia to outfit her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015