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Edson Ronald
Edson, 21, lives in a house his parents own located in the community of Tolomosa Grande, a rural zone in the city of Tarija. Edson is single and has no children just younger siblings he helps with their schooling.

Edson has worked producing vegetables for several years. He needs to work in order to get ahead along with his younger siblings. Edson is a very responsible person who is well known by his customers that buy his products. He tells us that he wants to earn better income in order to get ahead and that’s why he needs to buy strawberry seedlings since he has several years’ experience in this line of work. Therefore, the loan will be used to buy said plants that he needs in order to carry out his activity and be able to increase his income.

Edson tells us that he wants to improve his living conditions and this is why he tells us that the next loan he asks for will be to improve the conditions of the house he lives in.
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El señor Edson tiene 21 años de edad y vive en una casa de propiedad de sus padres, vivienda que está ubicada en la comunidad de Tolomosa grande zona rural de la ciudad de Tarija. Edson es soltero y no tiene hijos solo hermanos menores a quienes ayuda en sus estudios, Edson desde hace varios años que se dedica a la producción de verduras. Ahora él tiene que trabajar para poder salir adelante junto con sus hermanos menores. Edson es una persona muy responsable y conocido por sus clientes que compran sus productos, nos cuenta que quiere tener mejores ingresos para salir adelante, es por eso tiene la necesidad de comprar plantines de frutilla, ya que tiene varios años de experiencia en el rubro. Por lo tanto el destino del crédito es para la compra de dichos plantines que son necesarios para realizar su actividad y de ese modo poder incrementar sus ingresos económicos. Edson nos cuenta que quiere mejorar las condiciones de vida que tiene, por eso nos dice que el próximo crédito que solicite será para mejorar las condiciones de la casa donde vive.

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.

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Edson Ronald to buy strawberry seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013