Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Steve Alejandro
The member, Steve, is 33 years old. He lives in La Paz Department, Miraflores Zone. He started his catering business 5 years ago. He caters for events (parties, birthdays, social gatherings etc). Steve went out on his own when he was 20 years old. He currently lives in his grandfather's house. He takes care of his grandfather and keeps him company, but he generates enough income to take care of his own expenses, including his schooling. He is studying Law at the University. It took a lot of sacrifice and perseverance, but Steve was able to move forward with his business and to meet his goals. Now, with this loan, he plans to make his business prosper; the loan is the driving force. He is requesting the loan for the purchase of a dinner set and kitchen appliances for his business so that he will save on renting those products. He will then be able to improve his business and make even more of his dreams reality.
View original language description ↓
El cliente Steve tiene 33 años vive en el departamento de La Paz en la Zona de Miraflores, comenzó a trabajar con esta actividad hace de 5 años en el servicio venta de comidas para eventos (fiestas, cumpleaños, reuniones sociales, etc.) Steve se independizo a los 20 años, vive actualmente en casa de su abuelo al que cuida y acompaña, pero el genera ingresos para pagar sus gastos y también la universidad donde estudia la carrera de Derecho, de esta manera pudo salir adelante con su actividad con mucho sacrificio y perseverancia llego a cumplir sus objetivos. Ahora con este crédito pretende hacer prosperar su negocio con este crédito que será un impulso para el mismo. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de vajilla y manejo de cocina para su negocio de esta manera ahorrara en alquilar estos productos , para así poder mejorar su negocio y lograr muchos más sueños que el anhela conseguir.

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
    View loans »
    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 $1,225 helped Steve Alejandro to purchase a dinner set for his catering business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Sep 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014