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This lady is from Thogo Rancho community, in Tiraque province, in Cochabamba department.

Modesta was born on February 13th 1971 in Murtuntani Tiraque. She currently lives in this community.

Modesta is an enterprising woman who is currently in the process of setting up a milk producers' organization with the help of Tiraque Council under a PDA-Tiraque inter-institutional agreement to sell her milk products to the City's school breakfast scheme. She is requesting a loan to buy a dairy cow and supplies for feeding her cattle. Her goal is to increase her family's income.

Modesta's current business activity is farming. She grows potatoes, green peas and cereals. She spends most of her time farming during the sowing season, the harvest season and the period in between these two seasons. However, she still works in her secondary business activity which is producing milk.

Modesta's home has a slate roof and mud walls and floors. Modesta is married and has 8 children who are in school. The people in Modesta's community are all from a place where people have a lot of experience in their activities and are responsible as regards their duties within the community. Modesta's husband helps her with her milk production business.
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La señora mencionada es D. la comunidad D. Thogo Rancho D. la Provincia D. Tiraque del Departamento D. Cochabamba.
La señora Modesta nació 13 D. febrero D. 1971 en Murtuntani Tiraque actualmente vecina D. dicha comunidad.
La señora es emprendedora que actualmente están en proceso D. organización D. una asociación D. productores D. leche, con el apoyo D. la Alcaldia D. Tiraque bajo un convenio interinstitucional D. P.D.A.-Tiraque, para vender sus productos D. leche para el desayuno escolar del Municipio. El crédito que están solicitando es prácticamente es para comprar una vaca lechera e insumos para la alimentación del ganado, el objetivo D. la compañera es incrementar su ingreso económico en la familia.

La actividad actual D. la compañera es la agricultura que producen papa, arveja verD. y cereales, la mayor parte se dedican a la producción agrícola en la temporadas D. siembra, labores culturales y la cosecha pero sin dejar a un lado la actividad secundaria que producción D. leche.

Su vivienda son D. techo D. teja con paredes y pisos D. barro, viven con sus familias es casada con ocho hijos que están en la escuela, son D. origen D. lugar que tienen mucha experiencia en sus actividades que realizan y son responsable con sus obligaciones en la comunidad. Por otro lado su marido le ayudan en la producción D. leche.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Modesta to buy a head of cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011