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Oscar is an electrician. He has two children, he lives in El Alto in an adobe house. He needs a loan to cover the education expenses of his two children that go to school. Oscar has to buy school supplies and pay for other expenses. Oscar is the only source of income in the home, therefore he needs your help.
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Oscar es electricista, tiene dos hijos, vive en El Alto en una casa de adobe. Necesita el credito para cubrir los gastos de educación de sus 2 hijos que van a la escuela. Oscar tiene que comprar útiles escolares y pagar pensiones. Oscar es la unica fuente de ingresos en el hogar por lo que 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
  • 225
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Oscar to cover the school expenses of his children, buy school supplies, and pay for other expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2014
Apr 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015