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Claudina
Mrs. Claudina H. O. is 39 years old and has been married to Florencio Herrera for more than ten years. They have three children (10, 8, and 4) and are a family of limited financial resources. Claudina works in milk production. Currently she has four dairy cows whose milk she sells to company that makes different dairy products. Her husband works in construction as a mason and works in the same area as where they live.

Claudina lives in the city of Cochabamba in the community of Playa Ancha. She has a small two-room house, and she does her best to make her three children comfortable in the house.

The loan will be used to purchase a dairy cow which will increase the milk her cows produce. Growing her dairy cow herd is one of Claudina's dreams, and it will help her improve her family's quality of life. She also dreams of being able to build an addition to her house, so that her children can each have their own room. She also helps all three will become professionals.
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La señora Claudina H. O. tiene 39 años está casada con el señor Florencio Herrera por más de 10 años, tienen 3 hijos de (10, 8, y 4) años son una familia de escasos recursos económicos. La señora Claudina se dedica a la producción de la leche cruda, actualmente cuenta solamente con 4 cabezas de ganado lechero, cuyo producto entrega a una empresa que se dedica a la elaboración de diferentes productos lácteos, el esposo se dedica a la construcción (Albañil), trabaja en la misma zona donde vive.

La señora Claudina vive en la ciudad de Cochabamba en la comunidad de playa ancha, tienen una pequeña casa en la cual solo hay 2 habitaciones, doña Claudina hace todo lo posible para que sus tres hijos estén cómodos en la casa.

El préstamo será destinado para la compra de una cabeza de ganado lechero con lo cual incrementara la producción de leche, de esta manera aumentara el nivel de ingresos y mejorara el nivel de vida de ella y de su familia, ya que uno de los sueños de la señora Claudina es aumentar la cantidad de cabezas de ganado lechero y con ello la producción. Entre sus sueños y metas también es realizar una ampliación y construcción de su casa, que tenga por lo menos una habitación para cada uno de sus hijos, y que los tres hijos estudien una carrera profesional.

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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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 100
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  • $29,504,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Claudina purchase of a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 29, 2009
Listed
Jan 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011