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Nancy is 31 years old, married and has two small children. She is an elementary school teacher in the rural area of Tiraque, Escuela Fé and Alegría, about 65 kilometers from the city. Her husband drives a taxi, which is the family's main source of income, transporting passengers in the city only during the afternoons. The vehicle runs on gas, which is very expensive, so they want to make the car more efficient and economical. They live in her parents' home in Cochabamba, Bolivia, where they want to grow their finances so they can have a home of their own and improve their quality of life. Nancy is requesting the loan to purchase a new gas tank for the taxi as well as a new motor because the old one was stolen.
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La Sra. Nancy I. V., es una persona de 31 años de edad, casada, tienen dos hijos pequeños, es profesora en el área rural, enseña en una escuela primaria de Tiraque, Escuela Fé y Alegría, ella trabaja en esa localidad distante a 65 kilòmetros de la ciudad. Su esposo es la persona que maneja el taxi que es fuente de ingreso familiar, hacen transporte de pasajeros en la ciudad, sólo por la tarde, su vehiculo trabaja con gasolina pero gasta mucho en combustible por esa razon necesita realizar una instalacion de gas para poder economizar en combustible.

En Cochabamba, viven en la casa de los padres, quieren crecer en su economía para hacer su casa propia, mejorando de esta manera sus condiciones de vida. Necesita capital de inversión para comprar un tanque de gas para el taxi, asimismo un nuevo motor porque el actual le robaron.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 136
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  • $32,164,750
    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 Nancy purchase a gas tank and motor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012