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Felipa is married, she is 43 years old and she has three children. She lives in La Paz in a house made of brick and cement, which is on her property. The home is not finished and there are unstable areas due to unfinished rebar.

Felipa is an administrator and real estate agent. She needs a loan to repair the walls in her home and to finish the remaining construction.

Felipa's husband is a chauffeur, but his salary is not enough to finish the construction of the house, which is why she needs help. The photo shows Felipa with her husband.
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Felipa es casada, tiene 43 años y tres hijos Ella vive en La Paz en una casa de ladrillo y cemento que es de su propiedad pero la vivienda no esta terminada y tiene lugares donde hay inestabilidad debido a los fierros que no han sido terminados en la construccion Felipa es administradora y agente inmobiliario Necesita un prestamo para refaccionar las paredes de su domicilio y terminar lo que falta en la construcción El esposo de Felipa es un chofer viajante pero lo que gana no alcanza para terminar la construccion de la casa por eso necesita su ayuda En la foto aparece Felipa con su marido

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
  • $36,239,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Felipa to repair the walls of her home and to finish the remaining construction.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2016