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Francisca works raising cattle and sells their milk through PIL Andina (the Andean Milk Production Plant). She lives in the Guaraya community in Ingavi, La Paz, Bolivia which is located about 4 hours from the city of La Paz.

She lives with her small daughter who helps her take care of the cattle and their home.

This loan will be used to purchase a milking cow to increase the milk production and, by that means, their income.

This is her first loan through Impro; her evaluation qualified her for the loan.
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Francisca se dedica a la cría de ganado vacuno, cuya producción de leche la comercializa a PIL Andina (Planta Industrializadota de Leche).

Vive en la comunidad Guaraya de la Provincia Ingavi del departamento de La Paz ubicado a cuatro horas de la ciudad de La Paz.

Vive junto a su hija menor la cual le colabora en el cuidado del ganado y su hogar.

El crédito lo destinará en la compra de una vaca lechera y así incrementar la producción de leche, por lo tanto sus ingresos.

Es el primer crédito con Impro, la evaluación realizada la califica para otorgarle el préstamo.

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
  • 125
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,239,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Francisca purchase of a milking cow to increase her milk production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2009
Mar 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010