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Vanesa is a single, 22 year old young woman. Since she was a young girl she helped her mother take care of the cattle that she has. She wants to become independent and have her own livestock. She currently works in the daytime taking care of their three head of dairy cows and helping her mother. In the evening she is studying for a technical career (General Accounting).

Vanessa lives with her parents in the city of Cochabamba in the Maica Sud community. Her main activity is producing raw milk. She delivers her product to a business that produces different dairy products. She currently has three head of dairy cows.

The loan is to buy a dairy cow, which will increase milk production and improve her income.

Among her dreams and goals is finishing school, having her own house, and getting more cattle. In the future, when she finishes her studies, she wants to be able to work in her profession .
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Vanessa es una joven de 22 años es soltera, ella desde niña ayudaba a la madre en la con el cuidado del ganado lechero que tienen, ella desea independizarse y tener sus propio ganado lechero. Actualmente ella trabaja de día en el cuidado de sus 3 cabezas de ganado lechero y también ayudando a la madre y por la noche está estudiando una carrera técnica (CONTABILIDADA GENERAL).

Vanessa vive en la ciudad de Cochabamba en la comunidad de la maica sud, ella vive con sus padres, su actividad principal es la producción de la leche cruda, cuyo producto entregan a una empresa que dedica a la producción de diferentes productos lácteos, actualmente tiene 3 cabezas de ganado lechero.El préstamo será destinado para la compra de una cabeza de ganado lechero, con lo cual incrementara la cantidad de producción de la leche y mejorara sus ingresos.

Entre sus sueños y metas es terminar se estudiar, temer su casa propia y aumentar la cantidad de ganado lechero y finalmente que en futuro cuando termine la carrera pueda trabajar de su profesión.

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
  • 186
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  • $31,008,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Vanessa buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011