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Eduardo
Eduardo is 37 years old. He has been to married to Emiliana for more than 3 years. They noth have a primary school education and 3 dependent children. The family has lived in the remote community of Corani Pampa north of Colomi for more than 19 years. Eduardo and his wife work in agriculture. During the year, they have income from selling potatoes and locoto peppers. They grow on their own land, 3 hectares, with crop rotation. Eduardo also provides transportaion service from the community to Colomi on weekly market days. He belongs to the Sindicato Tholar workers group. Eduardo tells us that they urgently need a loan to buy fertilizer (chicken manure). The savings they had was spent on buying potato seeds and other family expenses. He also needs to rent an agricultural tractor (to prepare the land with a roto-tiller). Finally, Eduardo and his wife tell us that it is planting time in the community. They also have their land parcels ready for cultivation and they feel very happy. " I will always fight for my family so they will lack for nothing and for my children to have a better future."
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El señor Eduardo de 37 años de edad casado con la señora Emiliana más de 3 años, ambos con una instrucción de nivel primario con 3 hijos dependientes, la familia vive en una comunidad lejana Corani Pampa hacia el norte de Colomi más de 19 años. Don Eduardo y su esposa se dedican a la actividad agrícola dentro del año tienen ingresos económicos de la venta de papa, locoto, cultivando en terreno propio de 3 has Sindicato Tholar con rotación de cultivos a la vez realiza servicio de transporte de la comunidad hacia Colomi los días de feria semanal, Don Eduardo nos comenta que necesitan un crédito urgentemente para comprar abono orgánico (gallinaza) y plantines de locoto ya que no le resulto el almacigo por cuenta propia (reproducción de plantines de locoto), el ahorro que tenían gastaron en compra de semilla de papa y otros gastos familiares como también en alquiler del tractor agrícola (para preparación de terreno arado-rotabado). Finalmente el señor Eduardo y la esposa nos dicen que en la comunidad es la época de siembra (campaña agrícola), además tenían ya preparados sus parcelas para cultivar, se sintieron muy felices, siempre así luchare para que a mi familia no les falte y que mis hijos tengan un mejor futuro.

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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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $30,305,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $1,475 helped Eduardo to buy potato seeds and rent a tractor to prepare his land.
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 21, 2012
Listed
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Expired:
Oct 14, 2012