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Rosa sells broaster chicken and silpancho. Silpancho is a traditional food that has a piece of meat with two fried eggs on top, served on rice with a couple of fried plantains. She sells her fast food and the food she offers is fresh and of good quality.

She lives in a rented house in Viacha, Villa Mercedes, of the La Paz department. It is approximately an hour from the city of La Paz.

Rosa's dream is to grow. That is why she will use the loan to buy a machine to cook the chicken on a spit. This will really help her and give her a better quality of life and improve her income.

This is the first time she has asked for a loan with IMPRO and the first time with KIVA.
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Rosa se dedica a la venta de pollos a la broaster y silpancho (silpancho es un plato típico que tiene un pedazo de carne con dos huevos fritos encima, servido sobre arroz graneado y un par de plátanos fritos), brinda el servicio de venta de comida rapida y que el alimento que proporcione sea fresco y de gran calidad.

Ella vive en alquiler ubicada en la en Viacha, Z/ Villa Mercedes del Departamento de La Paz, aproximadamente a una hora de viaje desde la ciudad de La Paz.

El sueño de Rosa es crecer y por esta razón el crédito lo usará para comprar una máquina de hacer pollos al spiedo, la cual sea de gran ayuda para ella,llegar a darle una mejor calidad de vida, al mejorar sus ingresos.

Es la primera vez que solicita crédito junto a IMPRO y la primera vez con 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
  • 123
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Rosa to buy a machine to cook her chicken on a spit to improve the variety of dishes that she serves and also to increase her income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2013
Dec 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015