Elisa is 36 years old and has 3 school-aged children. She only studied through primary school. She lives in dairy zone "Tamborada B" 9 kilometers from the city. She works with dairy cows. She brings milk to the industrial plant and also to a particular person in the area for the making of cheese. Her husband works in the making of mattresses, but it is not an job that generates steady income to sustain the family. They are improving their living conditions and they have a small house being constructed, and is far from finished, but they are happy because the children already have their own space. She needs a loan for plant feed and they have to stock up for the production of milk. Her purchase will be of soybean nuts and bags of balanced food, indispensable products for the feeding and developing of the milk cows.
LA SEÑORA ELISA TIENE 36 AÑOS DE EDAD Y TIENE TRES HIJOS EN EDAD ESCOLAR, ESTUDIÓ SÓLO LA PRIMARIA. VIVE EN LA ZONA LECHERA DE LA TAMBORADA "B" A NUEVE KILÓMETROS DE LA CIUDAD, ELLA TRABAJA CON GANADO LECHERO, ENTREGA LECHE A LA PLANTA INDUSTRIALIZADORA Y TAMBIÉN A PERSONA PARTICULAR DE LA ZONA PARA LA ELABORACIÓN DE QUESILLOS, SU ESPOSO TRABAJA EN LA CONFECCIÓN DE COLCHONES, PERO NO ES UNA ACTIVIDAD QUE GENERE INGRESOS SEGUROS PARA EL SUSTENTO FAMILIAR. ESTÁN MEJORANDO SUS CONDICIONES DE VIDA Y YA TIENEN UNA CASITA A MEDIO CONSTRUIR, LES FALTA MUCHO EN OBRA FINA, PERO ESTÁN CONTENTOS PORQUE LOS HIJOS YA TIENEN SU PROPIO ESPACIO. NECESITA EL CRÉDITO PARA EL FORRAJE Y TIENEN QUE ABASTECERSE PARA LA PRODUCCIÓN DE LECHE. SU COMPRA SERÁ DE CÁSCARA DE SOYA Y BOLSAS CON ALIMENTO BALANCEADO, PRODUCTOS INDISPENSABLE PARA LA ALIMENTACIÓN Y MEJORAMIENTO DEL GANADO LECHERO.
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.