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Lidia
Sra. Lidia is 29 years old and lives in the town of Chaupi Suyu in Sipe Sipe Province, which is approximately 22 km from the city of Cochabamba. She manages a milk production business. Lidia is a single mother with a one-year-old daughter. She lives with her mother and her siblings.


Lidia is responsible for her siblings and her mother since her father passed away 10 years ago. Since she is the oldest child, Lidia has worked from a very young age. When she was 12 years old, Lidia went to work in the city of Santa Cruz as a housekeeper. She sent money home to her mother so that her siblings could have a better life. Lidia returned home four years ago and afterwards had her daughter. Sadly, she was not married and the father of her child abandoned her when she became pregnant. Lidia decided to buy cows so that she could have her own milk production business. Now that she is a mother, Lidia says that she is not able to travel to other cities with her daughter because she now works long hours. She dreams that her daughter will have a better future than the one she and her siblings had.


Lidia is requesting a loan to buy fodder in order to provide for the diet of her animals so that they will increase milk production. She is a hardworking and responsible person.

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La señora Lidia tiene 29 años de edad, vive en Chaupi Suyu que es un pueblo de la Provincia de Sipe Sipe a unos veinte dos kilómetros de la ciudad de Cochabamba, ella se dedica a la producción de leche tiene una niña de un año es madre soltera y vive con su madre y sus hermanos.
Lidia es responsable de sus hermanos y de su madre ya que su padre murió hace diez años atrás y al ser ella la mayor le toco trabajar desde muy jovencita, Lidia cuando tenía doce años se fue a trabajar a la Ciudad de Santa Cruz como empleada domestica y desde allá enviaba dinero para que su mamá pueda darles una mejor vida a sus hermanos, pero hace como cuatro años volvió a nuestra ciudad donde tuvo a su hija lamentablemente no está casada y el padre de sus hija la abandono cuando supo que estaba embarazada y entonces ella decidió comprarse vacas para poder dedicarse a la producción de leche y tener su propio negocio ya que ahora que es madre ella dice que no puede estar viajando a otras ciudades con su hija y que ahora tiene que trabajar mucho mas, ya que ella sueña que su hija tenga un futuro mejor que la que tiene ella y sus hermanos.
Ella solicita el crédito para comprar forraje, para poder satisfacer con su alimentación a su ganado y de esa manera podrá incrementar la producción de leche. Lidia es una persona trabajadora y responsable.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,619,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Lidia to buy fodder for her dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 18, 2011
Listed
Nov 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013