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Lidia
Lidia B. B. is 52 years old and lives in a house that she owns in the Andalucia neighborhood of the city of Tarija. Lidia is a single mother of three children. Due to life circumstances and her partner's infidelity, she is single and now has to work to be able to get her three children ahead in life. Lidia has worked making ‘salteñas’ (a type of Bolivian baked empanada) and has worked at a beauty salon for more than 23 years. Both of these businesses are well-known in the city.


Her beauty salon is called Noelia and she already has an assorted clientele. Lidia wants to make a better income to get ahead in life with her three children. However, she tells us that she wants to buy merchandise that will last for a while because the items she needs are becoming more expensive. As she already has experience in this area, the loan will be used for the purchase of the merchandise needed to do her job so that she can increase her income.


Lidia tells us that she wants to improve her living conditions. This is why she says that the next loan that she requests will be for improving the condition of her home.

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La señora Lidia B. B. tiene 52 años de edad y vive en una de su propiedad. Vivienda que esta ubicada en el Barrio Andalucia de esta ciudad de Tarija. Lidia es madre soltera de 3 hijos, por circunstancias de la vida por una infidelidad por parte de su pareja se quedo sola ahora ella tiene que trabajar para poder sacar adelante a sus 3 hijos. Lidia se dedica desde hace mas de 23 años a la elaboracion de salteñas y al servicio y atencion de un salon de belleza. Ambas actividades que realiza son muy reconocidas en esta ciudad.

Su salon de belleza se denomina "noelia" en el cual ya tiene una variada clientela, Lidia quiere tener mejores ingresos para salir adelante ella junto con sus 3 hijos , pero ella nos cuenta que quiere comprarse mercaderia para tener por un buen tiempo debido a que los productos que son necesarios estan subiendo de precio. Como ella ya tiene experiencia en el rubro el credito sera destinado para la compra de dicha mercaderia que es nesesario para realizar su actividad para de ese modo poder incrementar sus ingresos.
Lidia nos cuenta que quiere mejorar las condiciones de vida que tiene, por eso nos dice que el proximo credito que solicite sera para mejora las condiciones de su casa

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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
  • 237
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  • $31,607,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Lidia operational capital for her beauty salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 9, 2011
Listed
Feb 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 18, 2012