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Policarpo is married, has two children, and lives with his renters in the community of Achacachi. They all live in a large adobe house that he owns, and the house provides all the basic services. Policarpo works in public transportation. He needs a loan to build a brick and cement home. Although Policarpo receives extra income through renting, he will not be able to construct a better home without the loan, which is why he needs your help.
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POlicarpio es casado tiene 2 hijos y vive con sus inquilinos en la comunidad de Achacachi. Todos viven en una gran casa de adobe que es de su propiedad que cuenta con todos los servicios basicos. Policarpio se dedica al transporte publico. Policarpio necesita credito para construir una casa de ladrillo y cemento Aunque Policarpio percibe ingresos extras por alquiler de ambientes, no le alcanza para constuir una mejor vivienda por eso necesita su ayuda

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
  • 136
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,325 helped Policarpio to construct a brick and cement house.
92% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: