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Miriam is a 30 year old woman with 2 children who depend on her. Their father abandoned them long ago, when the children were very small, and since then Miriam is dedicated to the care of her children, giving them love, education and food. She now sells snack food on the streets of the city of Cochabamba. This loan is to increase food sales in the city streets so that she can increase her income and to cover the education of her children, which is what matters most to her. She lives with her 2 children in a small room, located in Chimba area, west of the city of Cochabamba, which is why we reflect this little story of the client, to the knowledge of all of you.
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La cliente Miriam, es una señora de 30 años de edad, la cliente tiene 2 hijos que dependen de ella, el padre los abandono hace mucho tiempo atrás, cuando los niños eran muy pequeños, y desde entonces la cliente se dedicó al cuidado de sus hijos, dándoles cariño, amor, la educación y sobre todo la alimentación de sus hijos, actualmente la cliente se dedica a vender comida de refrigerio por las calles de la ciudad de Cochabamba, el destino del crédito es para incrementar su venta de comida en las calles de la ciudad, y así poder aumentar la fuente de sus ingresos, y poder cubrir la educación de sus hijos, que es lo que más le importa a nuestra cliente, ella vive con sus 2 hijos en un pequeño cuarto, que queda ubicado en la zona la Chimba, zona oeste de la ciudad de Cochabamba, es por lo cual reflejamos esta pequeña historia de la cliente, para el conocimiento de todos ustedes.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Mirian with operating capital for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013