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Carlos is single and has no children. He lives in his parents' home, occupying a room. The house is located in the Irpavi area of the city of La Paz.

At the present time, he earns income, as he works for more than eight hours a day at a private broadcasting company as well as studying. With what he earns, he must cover his school expenses, as he is studies social communication, and must also help pay for his family's basic services.

Carlos is studying journalism at a university in the city of La Paz.

He needs the loan to purchase a computer, as it will be a great help in his studies.

Carlos' dream is to improve his income, and be able to live on his own, in order to improve his quality of life.

This is the first time he has worked with IMPRO and Kiva.
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Carlos, es soltero y no tiene hijos; vive en la casa de sus padres, ocupando una habitación, la casa esta ubicada en la zona Irpavi de la ciudad de La Paz.
Actualmente Carlos trabaja y estudia al mismo tiempo; percibe ingresos ya que trabaja por más de ocho horas al día en una empresa privada de radiodifusión ya que con lo que gana debe cubrir sus gastos de estudios ya que estudia periodismo y también debe ayudar en los pagos de servicios básicos de su familia. Carlos está estudiando Periodismo en una Universidad de la ciudad de La Paz.
El crédito lo requiere para la compra de una computadora que le será de mucha ayuda en sus estudios.
El sueño de Carlos, es mejorar sus ingresos y poder independizarse para mejorar su calidad de vida.
Es la primera vez que trabaja junto a IMPRO y 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
  • 125
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carlos to buy a computer that will help him in his journalism studies at a university in La Paz.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2012
Sep 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014