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Primo Isaac
Mr. Primo V. H. is married and has three children. They all live around the Maica Norte area, Stop 7, a rural zone of Cochabamba province.

This is the second time he’s requested a loan with help from Kiva. He fared vary well the first time and he is grateful for the help received.

Primo continues producing raw milk; he has 20 head of dairy cattle. All the milk he manages to produce is delivered to the PIL industrial milk processing plant. This is how he manages to receive regular income for the sale of his product. Having his own alfalfa fields helps his with forage costs and besides he sells any extra alfalfa to his neighbors.

Rosa, his wife, currently has kidney disease but her illness has not stopped her from accompanying her husband in his daily chores.

Primo is very grateful for the help received in the previous occasion and he always demonstrates his responsibility by repaying on time. He has asked for a new loan to buy forage. This purchase will make it possible for him to stock up prior to the rainy season.
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El Sr Primo V. H. se encuentra casado, tiene 3 hijos, viven por la zona de la Maica Norte parada 7, zona rural de la provincia de Cochabamba.
Es la segunda vez que solicita un crédito con ayuda de Kiva, le fue muy bien la primera vez el se encuentra muy agradecido por la ayuda recibida.
El Sr. Primo sigue trabajando en la producción de leche cruda, cuenta con 20 cabezas de ganado lechero. Toda la leche que logra producir se la entrega a la Planta Industrializadora de Leche PIL. Es así que logra percibir un ingreso fijo por la venta de su producto. Sus plantaciones propias de Alfalfa, le ayuda en los gastos de abastecimiento de forraje, además el excedente de alfalfa lo comercializa a sus vecinos.
La Sra. Rosa, quien es su esposa, se encuentra enferma de los riñones, pero su enfermedad no le ha impedido acompañar a su esposo en las actividades diarias.
El sr. Primo esta muy agradecido por la ayuda recibida en la anterior oportunidad y demostrando siempre su responsabilidad en sus cancelaciones ha solicitado un nuevo crédito para la compra de forraje, con esta compra podrá abastecerse antes de las épocas de lluvia.

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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
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  • $31,598,925
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Primo Isaac to buy cattle forage.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2011