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Herlan, 28, is single. He was born in Santa Rosa, Luis Calvo province, Chuquisaca department, in Bolivia. He wants to take a diploma degree in Software Development Projects Management at the Computer Sciences Postgraduate Unit of Universidad Autónoma Gabriel Rene Moreno. This will be a specialization track in his Computer Engineering studies. This is why he is requesting a loan at EDUCAPRÓ to pay for his studies.

Herlan works for the Government of Santa Cruz as the person in charge of ICT systems. He lives with his family and this is his only source of income. He does not have other activities besides his studies. His main motivation is to become a professional, considering that his parents could only study up to primary school.

Herlan is good at what he does. He says that he always liked everything related to technology. Despite the obstacles, he is doing what he likes to do and is hoping to get his degree soon with the help of this loan. Although Herlan works, he needs financial support to cover the cost of this degree. He hopes that this will result in more job opportunities and a higher income than the current one.

He believes that what makes him special compared to other candidates is his will to progress and get ahead. The only obstacle he has is that he has to work and study at the same time. Herlan feels happy and grateful to those who so kindly help him and others like him to get ahead.
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Herlan es soltero de 28 años, nació en Santa Rosa provincia Luis Calvo del departamento de Chuquisaca – Bolivia desea cursar el Diplomado en Gerencia de Proyectos en Desarrollo de Software en la Unidad de Postgrado de Ciencias de la Computación de la Universidad Autónoma Gabriel Rene Moreno como modalidad de titulación especial para su Carrera de Ingeniería en Informática, motivo por el cual requiere un Crédito de EDUCA-PRÓ para terminar de financiar sus Estudios.

Herlan trabaja en la Gobernación de Santa Cruz como Encargado de Sistemas. Vive con su familia y no tiene otros ingresos económicos, ni actividades extra académicas. Su mayor motivación es salir profesional puesto que sus padres solo pudieron terminar la primaria.

A Herlan le va bien en lo que hace pues declara que siempre le gustó mucho todo lo referente con la tecnología, y aunque los obstáculos siempre han existido, actualmente trabaja en lo que le gusta y solo espera poder titularse muy pronto con la ayuda del financiamiento.

Aunque Herlan se encuentra trabajando, necesita una ayuda económica para poder cubrir este diplomado y asimismo titularse, pues tiene la esperanza que a partir de ello podrá optar por otro trabajo donde perciba mayores ingresos económicos de los que percibe ahora. El piensa que lo que le diferencia de otros postulantes es las ganas de superación que tiene para salir adelante, teniendo como único obstáculo el tener que trabajar y estudiar paralelamente.

Herlan se encuentra muy contento y agradecido con las personas que generosamente ayudan a otros como él, para salir adelante.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of EDUCA-PRO's effort to help Bolivian students afford to enroll in technical, undergraduate and post-graduate programs. The goal is to bridge the gap between Bolivia's education system and job market by equipping more bright young people with the degrees they need to secure good jobs. This loan is designed specifically for students with a low interest rate and a longer repayment period.

About your loan through Kiva Field Partner FUNDA-PRO

Kiva field partner FUNDA-PRO is a nonprofit organization considered to be one of Bolivia’s leading financial institutions focused on developing Bolivia’s rural business sector. Among the many programs that FUNDA-PRO manages, one of the most prominent is EDUCA-PRO.

Like Kiva, EDUCA-PRO is committed to creating opportunity for talented young people through innovative financial products and services. These products will enable the youth population in Bolivia to have access to better education and higher paying jobs to improve their families’ quality of life. Though its partnership with Kiva, EDUCA-PRO will be able to expand its outreach in remote and rural areas, supporting students in their pursuit of degrees and jobs to help their families.


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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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  • $36,246,475
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Herlan to pay for his studies in Software Development Projects Management.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2013
Nov 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014