Jackeline does not have children and she lives in La Paz together with her parents. She survives selling used clothing and working as a kitchen assistant. She needs a loan in order to pay for her education and to buy textbooks for her studies.
Jackeline no tiene hijos y vive en La Paz junto con sus padres. Jackeline sobrevive vendiendo ropa usada y trabajando como ayudante de cocina. Ella necesita crédito para pagar estudios superiores y compra de textos de estudio.
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.