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Juanito, 35, lives with his domestic partner Aida and is a farmer. He earns his living growing potatoes, beans, and oca on a rotating basis on the 1.5 hectares of land he inherited from his parents. He has a lot of experience in crop management, phytosanitary treatments, harvesting, and marketing. They live in Rosario, which is 52 km from the city of Cochabamba.

Juanito needs the loan urgently because he lacks the money to pay for the house he is buying. He now lives with his parents. Juanito dreams of having his own home so that he can live comfortably with his family.
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El señor Juanito tiene 35 años de edad conviviente con la Sra. Aida se dedican a la agricultura que es la fuente de sus ingresos económicos producen papa, haba, oca, papaliza con practica de rotación de cultivos en terreno de 1,5 Has que es herencia de su padres, en la actividad tiene bastante experiencia en cuanto manejo de los cultivos, tratamientos fitosanitarios, cosecha y mercadeo, ellos viven en la comunidad de Rosario a 52 km de la ciudad de Cochabamba Juanito necesita dinero de urgencia que le faltó un monto para reintegrar de la casa que está comprando, porque actualmente ellos viven en la casa de sus padres, el sueño de Juanito es tener una casa propia para vivir cómodamente con su familia.

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
  • 136
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Juanito to buy a house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014