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Sra. Emilia G. D. I., 48, has little more than an elementary school education. She has 3 children including a recently marrid daughter. She lives with her two other children in Pucarita Chica, a region of the "departamento" of Cochabamba.

Sra. Emilia makes a living by producing and selling raw milk, all of which is processed at a local dairy called PIL ANDINA.

Sra. Emilia's living conditions are very modest. She has a house maD., like most in the area, of clay bricks and shares her roof with her cows. Sra. Emilia is a hard-working woman. She and her chidren get up very early every day to milk the cows. They spend their days pasturing the cows, a very arduous job that requires all their effort.

Sra. Emilia is applying for a loan so that she buy feed for the cows, feed that is most scarce in winter, but which will allow her to increase her milk production and, in turn, her income and living standard.
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La señora Emilia G. D. I., cuenta con 48 años, apenas estudio hasta el nivel D. primario, tiene 3 hijos, la hija mayor ya se encuentra casada. Emilia vive sola con sus dos hijos. La señora Emilia vive en la zona D. Pucarita Chica D. la provincia Cercado del Departamento D. Cochabamba.

La señora Emilia se dedica exclusivamente a la producción D. leche cruda, toda su producción lechera entrega a un modulo lechero D. la zona, que a su vez recoge la empresa PIL ANDINA.

Las condiciones en las que viven son muy modestas, tienen una casa con habitaciones normales hechas D. barro, su ganado se cría en la misma propiedad. La señora Emilia es una señora muy dedicada a su trabajo, pues ella y sus dos hijos se levantan muy temprano todos los días para orD.ñar las vacas. Y durante todo el día se dedican a pastear a las vacas, es una actividad ardua donD. ambos trabajan.

La señora Emilia solicita el crédito para la compra D. alimento en general que en la época D. invierno este escasea bastante, D. esta manera pueda producir más leche, e incrementar sus ingresos y tener una nivel D. vida estable.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Emilia feed for milk cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2010
Apr 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012