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Saturnino lives in his own home in the town of Caluyo. He works as an assistant in a drilling team for a construction company. This is his main source of income with which he supports himself.

Saturnino will use his loan to buy a dairy cow, so that he can start a business selling milk to PIL (a milk processing plant).

This is Saturnino's first loan with Impro and the socio-economic analysis we have performed qualifies him to receive a loan.
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Saturnino vive en la casa propia cuyo domicilio esta ubicado en la localidad de Caluyo. El señor se trabaja como ayudante del equipo de perforación de una empresa constructora. Es su principal fuente de ingreso para su manutención. El tiene tres hijos y es casado.

El préstamo lo destinara para la compra de una vaca lechera para comenzar el negocio de la venta de leche a la planta industrializadora PIL.

Es primer crédito con Impro y el análisis socio-económico lo califica como sujeto de crédito.

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
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,342,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Saturnino to buy a dairy cow so that he can start a milk sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012