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Sra. Dorotea is 52 years old and a single mother who lives in the community of Boquerón Alto in Tiraque Province, Department of Cochabamba. She is a humble person who owns a house made of mud walls and a thatched roof. Most of the time she works alone, but she occasionally receives help from her neighbors. Her main business activity is agriculture, growing potatoes and beans. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy farming supplies so that she can improve her production and increase her earnings.

Her greatest wish for the future is to improve the conditions of the house in which she lives with her children. She also wants to see them get ahead in school and study for a professional degree.

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La señora Dorotea tiene 52 años, es madre soltera que vive en la comunidad de Boquerón Alto de la Provincia Tiraque del Departamento de Cochabamba.

La señora Dorotea es una persona humilde su casa es con techo de paja la pared de barro vive con sus dos hijos trabaja solita en algunos casos con ayuda de sus vecinos. La actividad principal de la señora es agricultura que produce papa y haba el crédito que esta solicitando es para insumos agrícolas el objetivo de la señora es mejorar su producción de esa manera mejorar sus ingresos económicos.

Su mayor sueño es poder en un futuro mejorar las condiciones de la casa donde vive junto a sus hijos, también desea poder ver a sus hijos salir de la escuela y estudiar una carrera profesional.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 179
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  • $30,780,975
    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 Dorotea purchase farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012