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Lidia Margarita
Lidia is married, and her husband is the one participating in the current loan request. She has 3 children, aged 22, 20 and 18, for whom she provides both moral and economic support. For more than 10 years, she has worked in agriculture and ranching. For this reason she is requesting the loan to buy a milk cow, because with this she will be able to increase her income a little more and give her children a better life. Her husband's work is public transportation, but since his vehicle runs on gasoline, he doesn't have much net profit for his family. Since she was very young, the borrower worked in farming together with her parents, whom she continues to help with the planting and harvest of their crops. She is from a humble background and values what she has, since thanks to the effort and determination of herself and her husband, they have been able to get ahead and were able to build the little house where they currently live.
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La Sra. Lidia de estado Civil Casada, su esposo es quien participa de la presente solicitud de crédito, tiene 3 hijos de 22, 20 y 18 años de edad a quienes apoya moral y económicamente, hace mas de 10 años que se dedica a la Agricultura y Ganadería, por ello solicita el crédito para la compra de una Vaca Lechera, pues con esto podrá elevar un poco mas sus ingresos y darles a sus hijos una mejor vida, pues su esposo tiene como actividad el Transporte Publico pero como su vehículo esta a Gasolina no tiene mucha Ganancia Liquida para ellos. Desde muy pequeña la cliente trabajo en lo que es trabajos de Campo junto a sus padres a quienes siguen apoyándolos en lo que respecta en al siembra y cosecha de la misma, es de condición humilde y valora lo que tiene, pues gracias a su esfuerzo y voluntad de ella y su esposo salieron adelante y pudieron hacerse su casita donde viven actualmente.

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
  • 167
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Lidia Margarita to buy a milk cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014