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Desiderio Rolando
Desiderio Rolando G. F. is 37 years old and lives in his parents' house in the community of San Andres in the city of Tarija. Desiderio isn't married but he has a son. He has made a living for the past 20 years in agriculture, taking products such as potatoes, carrots, peas, etc., to sell at the city's country market. Desiderio wants to increase his income so he can keep making headway, but he tells us that he needs to purchase potato seeds, fertilizers and other items. He plans to use the loan he is requesting to purchase these products and in this way he can increase his income. Desiderio tells us that he wants to improve his living conditions, so the next loan that he requests will be to make improvements to his home.
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El señor Desiderio Rolando G. F. tiene 37 años de edad y vive en la casa de sus padres en la comunidad de San Andres de esta ciudad de Tarija. Desiderio no es casado pero tiene un hijo. Desiderio se dedica desde hace mas de 20 años a la producción agrícola sacando al mercado productos como ser: papa, zanahoria, arveja, etc. Productos que saca a vender en el mercado campesino de esta ciudad. Desiderio quiere tener mejores ingresos para salir adelante , pero el nos cuenta que tiene la necesidad de comprar semillas de papa, abonos, remedios, etc. Es por eso que el crédito será destinado para la compra de dichos productos, para de ese modo poder incrementar sus ingresos.

Desiderio nos cuenta que quiere mejorar las condiciones de vida que tiene, por eso nos dice que el próximo crédito que solicite sera para mejorar las condiciones de su casa donde vive.

Additional Information


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
  • 159
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  • $33,362,700
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Desiderio Rolando purchase agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012