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Nelson has been married to Obdulia for five years. They are a humble family and have two daughters – Janeth (3) and Elizabet (7). Nelson works in home electrical installation but his work isn’t constant and is scarce. His wife works as a live-out housekeeper and they live at Mr. R.’ mother’s house located in the Plan 3000 area, 15 minutes from the city.

The loan requested is because they need to set up a center for doing assignments and making photocopies, as they live near a school and want to improve their income since Nelson does not have a constant job. Thus way, they can improve their quality of life.

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El señor Nelson es casado desde hace 5 años con la señora Obdulia es una familia muy humilde que tienen dos hijas Janeth de 3 años y Elizabet De 7 años, el esposo se dedica al servicio de instalaciones eléctricas domiciliarias el trabajo este no es constante y muy escasos su esposa trabaja como empleada doméstica cama afuera ellos viven en la casa de su madre del señor R. ubicado en la zona de el Plan 3000 que se encuentra a 15 minutos de la ciudad

El préstamo que solicitan es porque necesitan para poner un centro para hacer trabajos y sacar fotocopias ya que donde ellos viven esta cerca de un colegio y quieren mejorar un poco sus ingresos ya que su esposo no tiene un trabajo constante y así mejorar su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 156
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  • $32,241,025
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Nelson to have the working capital to buy a photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 21, 2012