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Juan is well known in his community and his a very hard worker. He is single and does not have any children but he is an exemplary brother. He and his mother care for his 4 brothers. He grows plantains, his customer base is extremely local and his competition is growing. Juan's current incomes supports his family and allows them to survive, since his mother is older and unable to work.

This is the first time Juan has requested a loan, which he will use to buy pineapple plants in order to diversify his products. In this way he hopes to increase his income so that he can improve his family's life.
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El Señor Juan, es una persona bien conocida y trabajadora por su zona, es soltero y no tiene hijos, es un hermano ejemplar, su madre y el educan a sus 4 hermanos, el se dedica al cultivo de platano de freir en la localidad de mariposas, su mercado es netamente local y su competencia es muy creciente, actualmente sus ingresos le sirven para poder sobrevivir, su madre es una persona mayor por lo cual no puede trabajar por lo consiguiente el es el único sustento de su familia,
Es la primera vez que el cliente obtiene un préstamo de nuestra institución cuyo destino será la compra de Plantines de piña, para contar con una variedad de productos y así poder generar un mas ingresos y mejorar la vida que tiene el y su familia

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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 142
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  • $33,337,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Juan to buy pineapple seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013