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Pedro Gualberto
Mr. Pedro Gualberto P. S. is 58 years old, divorced, and has two children studying at the university. He is an expert locksmith and metal worker.

He is very serious about his work. He is skilled at making doors, gates, and sheds made of iron and tin. He has 20 years of experience, and it can be said that he is very expert at his work. His workshop and home are in the Muyurina zone in the city of Cochabamba, which is a very strategic location for the type of work he does.

Mr. Pedro Gualberto P. S. appeared at CIDRE's office to request a loan, which he will use to buy iron (he lacks operating capital), which is a little expensive these days, or in other words, the price has gone up. He uses iron as a raw material for crafting metal gates.
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El señor Pedro Gualberto P. S., es una persona de 58 años de edad, es divorciado, tiene dos hijos estudiando en la universidad, es técnico en cerrajería y metalmecánica, es una persona muy seria para realizar su trabajo.

Se dedica a elaborar puertas, verjas, estructuras para tinglados en fierro y hojalata, con gran habilidad, tiene una experiencia de más de 20 años en el rubro, podemos decir que el es muy conocedor del trabajo su trabajo. Tiene su taller y vivienda en la zona Muyurina de la ciudad de Cochabamba, un lugar muy estratégico para la actividad que realiza.

El Sr. Pedro Gualberto P. S. se apersono a las oficinas de Cidre para solicitar un crédito, que será utilizado para compra de fierro (le faltó capital de operación) que en esta época está un poco caro, es decir que los costos se incrementan, el mismo que utiliza como materia prima para la elaboración de verjas metálicas.

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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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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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  • $32,164,750
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Pedro Gualberto to buy iron for making metallic gates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011