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Silbano is 30 years old and single with a primary school education, and lives with his parents, but has been economically independent for the past eight years in the community of Segunda Candelaria a nieghborhood of Piyurata in the northern part of Colomi. Silbano is a young, responsible, and hardworking person who receives an annual income from his agricultural crops and the sales of his potatoes, lima beans, and the traditional tubers called papaliza, which he plants in a rotation on his 1.5 hectares of land that he inherited from his parents.

Young Silbano needs agricultural inputs like organic fertilizer (chicken manure) and other agricultural chemicals, since he has found it hard to ask for resources from many other institutions. Finally, he feels very happy to have had this opportunity, since he has a dream of planting more lands in order to buy a home of his own in which to live more comfortably.
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El señor Silbano de 30 años de edad de estado civil soltero con una instrucción de nivel primario, vive junto a sus padres hace 8 años muy independiente económicamente en la comunidad de 2da Candelaria sindicato Piyurata hacia el norte de Colomi. El señor Silbano es una persona joven muy trabajador y responsable con su actividad agrícola anualmente percibe ingresos de la venta de papa, haba en vaina verde, papaliza, siembran con rotación de cultivos en 1,5 has de terreno herencia de sus padres, joven Silbano necesita insumos agrícolas abono orgánico (gallinaza) más productos agroquímicos ya que en otras entidades se le hizo muy difícil les pidieron muchos requisitos. Por último se siente muy feliz al haber tenido esta oportunidad ya que el joven tiene un sueño de sembrar en más superficies hasta tener una casa propia así para vivir más cómodo.

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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
  • 231
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,587,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Silbano to buy organic fertilizer (chicken manure).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014