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Cecilia is a tourism student, and she works as a domestic employee. She needs the loan to pay for next semester’s studies. She will later help her family by getting a better job in her profession.

Cecilia lives with her parents in a rented house in the Llojeta area of the city of La Paz. She is single and does not have children.

This is the first time she has worked with IMPRO, and the first time she has worked with Kiva.
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Cecilia es estudiante de turismo y trabaja como empleada doméstica. El crédito lo requiere para pagar sus estudios del siguiente semestre y posteriormente ayudar a su familia consiguiendo un mejor trabajo en su profesión.

Cecilia vive con sus padres en una casa alquilada en la zona de Llojeta de la ciudad de La Paz. Ella es soltera no tiene hijos.

Es la primera vez que trabaja con IMPRO y la primera vez junto a KIVA.

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
  • 116
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,648,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Cecilia to pay for her next semester in her Tourism career studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013