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Víctor Augusto
Victor is the oldest of two children and lives in Cochabamba Department in Bolivia. His mother is a teacher and his father has a small auto body repair shop.

Victor is an industrial machinery technician and currently works as a lathe operator. He considers himself a studious, hardworking, and tenacious person, and therefore wants to continue his studies and advance his career.

Victor noted that his family's financial problems have prevented him from enrolling in a university. He is therefore applying for a student loan so that he'll be able to pursue an Electromechanical Engineering program that will add to his current knowledge and experience. Victor's ambition is to move into a better job at the company where he now works. A better job would improve his situation and allow him to contribute financially to his family's household. With such a job, Victor could support his parents and sister.

Victor is grateful to those use their financial resources to help young people like him take advantage of educational opportunities.
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Víctor vive en el departamento de Cochabamba – Bolivia, es el hijo mayor de dos hermanos, su mamá es profesora y su papá tiene un pequeño taller de chapería.
Víctor es técnico superior en mecánica industrial y actualmente trabaja como tornero, él se considera una persona estudiosa, trabajadora y perseverante por lo que quiere seguir estudiando y superarse profesionalmente.
Víctor nos comenta que hasta ahora no pudo ingresar a la universidad debido a las dificultades económicas que tiene su familia, es por eso que solicita un crédito educativo, para poder estudiar la carrera de ingeniería electromecánica la cual le ayudará a complementar sus actuales conocimientos.
Su sueño es conseguir un mejor cargo en la empresa que trabaja, lo cual le permitirá mejorar su situación económica y ayudar en su hogar, haciéndose cargo de sus papas y de su hermana.
Víctor agradece a las personas que a través de sus recursos económicos ayudan a los jóvenes y generan nuevas oportunidades para sus estudios.

Additional Information

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.


About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Víctor Augusto to pay for his Electromechanical Engineering program.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2014
Jul 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2015