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Ruth Roxana
Ruth Roxana A. Q. is 27 years old and has been married to Grover Mita Alba for 5 years. They have 2 children who currently attend school. They live in their own home in the zone Maica Norte, 10 minutes from the city of Cochabamba. This area is known for its dairy and agriculture business.

Ruth has been working in the dairy business for 13 years. She began when she was very young, working with her mother who taught her everything about caring for dairy cows. Today she has her own dairy cow, and she sells all the milk to a local company that makes all kinds of dairy products.

She needs the loan to purchase feed to store during the dry season. This ensures that her dairy cow does not have to go without food during the drought, and her production won't be affected. This protects her income and let's her grow her business, so that she can continue to improve her living conditions.
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La Sra. Ruth Roxana A. Q. tiene 27 años, esta casada con el Sr. Grover Mita Alba 5 años, tienen dos hijos que estan en la escuela. Viven en su casa propia en la zona de la Maica Norte a 10 minutos de la ciudad de Cochabamba, la zona se caracteriza por ser lechera y agricola.

La Sra. Ruth se dedica a la lecheria desde hace 13 años, empezó a trabajar desde muy pequeña con su madre que le enseño todo lo relacionado con el cuidado del ganado lechero. Ahora tiene su propio ganado lechero. Entregan toda su produccion a una empresa local que elabora toda clase de productos lacteos.

Requiere de dinero para la compra de Cascara de soya para almacenar en la epoca de sequia. Esto ayudará a que su ganado no este sin alimento durante esta epoca del año y su produccion no se vea afectada. Esto tendra un impacto positivo ya que sus ingresos podrian incrementar para mejorar sus condiciones de vida.

Additional Information


CIDRE is a Bolivian microfinance institution with a strong social commitment to the community. It works to provide quality financial services to rural and peri-urban borrowers, focusing primarily on agricultural loans for dairy farmers and micro-enterprises. CIDRE targets segments of the population that have not traditionally had access to credit, and invests in much-needed community development projects. It is currently working with coca farmers in the Chapare region to replace coca with less controversial crops. Get more involved by joining the Friends of CIDRE lending team.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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  • $32,219,500
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ruth Roxana to purchase feed for her dairy cow. She will need to store the feed during the drought to protect her small business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2009
Sep 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011