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Sergio B. S. is 33-years-old and has lived in the Chocloca community for many years in a house that his mother-in-law owns. Sergio is the father of two children who he takes care of and supports in their studies along with his wife Gilda Janeth Añizares who is participating in the current loan request. Now he has to work to be able to get ahead along with his wife and children. Sergio has worked for more than eight years in a business as a rock driller for the construction of irrigation canals. The business where he works is called Soinbol S.R.L. Sergio would like to have a better income so that he can get ahead along with his wife and children, but he tells us that he wants to buy a drilling machine in order to work more effectively as now he has experience in the area. The loan will be used to buy this machine that is necessary to do this work so that in this way he can increase his income.
Sergio tells us that he wants to improve his quality of life, he says that the next loan he requests will be to improve the house where he lives.
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El señor Sergio B. S. tiene 33 años de edad y vive desde hace varios años en la comunidad de Chocloca casa que es de propiedad de su suegra. Sergio es padre de 2 hijos, a quienes cuida y apoya en sus estudios junto con su esposa Gilda Janeth Añizares quien participa de la presente solicitud de crédito ahora el tiene que trabajar para poder sacar adelante a su esposa e hijos. Sergio se dedica desde hace mas de 8 años a trabajar en una empresa como perforista de rocas para la construcción de canales de riego, la empresa en la que trabaja se denomina "Soinbol S.R.L." Sergio quiere tener mejores ingresos para salir adelante junto con su esposa e hijos, pero él nos cuenta que quiere comprarse una máquina perforadora para poder trabajar de una manera más efectiva como él ya tiene experiencia en el rubro el crédito será destinado para la compra de dicha máquina que es necesaria para realizar su actividad para de ese modo poder incrementar sus ingresos.

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

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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
  • 137
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  • $33,310,825
    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 Sergio to buy work tools for well drilling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012