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Silverio is 29 years old and has lived with Isabal for six years. They have two dependent children. The whole family works in agriculture and it is their source of income. They produce potatoes and peppers using crop rotation, growing on 2.1 hectares of land in the community of Corani Pampa Duraznos. Silverio has a lot of experience in agriculture. They are 82 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba. Silverio and his wife told us that they need the money to purchase farm land next to their parcel that is being urgently sold. They spent the savings they had on a parabolic antenna for television and a motorcycle that they really needed. Silverio is a young and enterprising person. He tells us that with the loan, he will buy the land and increase his agricultural production so that they have a better income and guarantee food security for the family.
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El señor Silverio tiene 29 años de edad conviviente con la Sra. Isabel hace 6 años tienen 2 hijos dependientes, toda la familia se dedican a la actividad agrícola es la fuente de sus ingresos económicos producen papa, locoto cultivando en terreno de 2.1 has con rotación de cultivos en la comunidad de Corani Pampa Duraznos, Silverio tiene mucha experiencia en la actividad agrícola, ellos están a 82 km de la ciudad de Cochabamba, silverio y su esposa nos comentan que necesitaban dinero para comprar un terreno agrícola que esta en venta de urgencia al lado de su parcela, el ahorro que tenían gastaron en la compra antena de una antena parabólica para televisión y motocicleta que era de mucha necesidad, Don Silverio es una persona joven y emprendedor, nos comenta con el préstamo comprara el terreno y ampliara su producción agrícola para que tengan mejor ingreso económico y garantizando la seguridad alimentaria para su familia.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Silverio to buy farm land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013