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Mrs. Emiliana lives in her own home with her husband and children on the Jaimes Freyre street in the Sopocachi area of La Paz city. She earns her income by selling food in a food stand she has in the door of her home. She had a previous loan from Kiva and she repaid it well.

The loan will be used to buy food supplies as the products she need go up daily and what she would like to do is buy in quantity so as to not lose customers.

Her credit history is good and qualifies her to obtain a new loan.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva Volunteer

La señora Emiliana vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus nietos en la calle Jaimes Freyre de la zona de sopocachi de La Ciudad de La Paz; ella genera sus ingresos con la venta de comida en un puesto que tiene en la puerta de su casa; anteriormente ya solicitó un préstamo de Kiva y pagó muy bien.

El crédito que solicita es para compra de insumos ya que los productos de primera necesidad suben diariamente y lo que quiere es comprar en cantidad de tal manera no perder clientela.

Su antecedente histórico es bueno y califica para obtener un nuevo 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
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.3
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Emiliana buy food supplies for her food stand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2008
May 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009