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Mrs. Ricarda García, 51, is a widow living with her four children who help her with her farming chores and to care for livestock in the community of Corani Pampa which is 72 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba.

Mrs. Ricarda García farms potatoes and peppers and needs capital to build a dwelling on her lot in Cercado Itocto Kara Kara. Mrs. Ricarda García is from a humble, hard working and responsible family. For her it is very difficult to go to banks in the city; besides, they ask for too many requirements.

There was the initiative to go to that zone to offer loans. Ricarda is very happy to have the opportunity to get a loan that will make it possible for her to build a dwelling and her children live in better conditions with needed basic utilities.
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La señora Ricarda García tiene 51años es viuda vive juntamente con sus 4 hijos que le ayudan en las faenas agrícolas y cuidado D. ganado en la comunidad D. Corani Pampa están a 72 km D. la ciudad D. Cochabamba, Doña Ricarda García es agricultora produce papa, locoto necesita un capital para construir vivienda en su lote en Cercado Itocto Kara Kara, la señora Ricarda García es D. familia humilD. trabajadora y responsable, para ella es muy difícil acudir a los Bancos D. la ciudad además les piden muchos requisitos. Se tuvo la iniciativa D. ir a esa zona a otorgar crédito, la señora Ricarda esta muy contenta D. tener la oportunidad D. conseguir un crédito, asi podra construir la vivienda y sus hijos podrían vivir en mejores condiciones con los servicio básicos necesarios.

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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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  • $31,613,275
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ricarda to build a dwelling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2012