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Ronald Christian
Ronald is an enterprising young man. He is 23 years old and is from the city of Cochabamba. He is an only child and lives with his mother's family. He went to Bolívar state school, and after finishing there he started studying Industrial Engineering at the public university. With lots of effort and sacrifice due to the distance between his home and the university, he managed to become an outstanding student, which earned him his class' innovation award. He currently works for a plastic factory and uses his income mainly to contribute financially to his household.

He is requesting an education loan in order to get his master's degree in Small and Medium-sized Business Administration, which will supplement his current knowledge in order to achieve his dream of having his own plastic factory and improving his financial situation so that he can support his mother and the whole family, since they were his source of inspiration and support during his whole life. He is grateful to all the people who make it possible for him to improve himself.
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Ronald es un joven emprendedor de 23 años de la ciudad de Cochabamba. Es hijo único y vive con la familia de su mamá. Estudió en el colegio estatal “Bolívar”, al culminar el colegio comenzó la carrera de Ingeniería Industrial en la universidad pública. Con mucho sacrificio por la distancia de su casa a la universidad, logró ser un estudiante sobresaliente lo que le hizo merecedor del premio a la innovación en su carrera. Actualmente trabaja en una fábrica de plásticos, cuyos ingresos los utiliza principalmente para apoyar económicamente en los gastos de su hogar. Él solicita un crédito educativo para realizar el master en Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas con lo cual complementará sus actuales conocimientos y así podrá cumplir su sueño de tener su propia fábrica de plásticos y de esta manera mejorar su situación económica para mantener a su mamá, y a toda su familia, que fueron su fuente de inspiración y apoyo a lo largo de toda su vida. Agradece a todas las personas que hace posible que se supere.

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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
  • 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 $2,500 helped Ronald Christian to finance his master's degree in Small and Medium-sized Business Administration.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
62 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2015