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Vicenta is 56, has three children that are now independent, she lives in the province of Cochabamba in the central zone. Persevering to achieve her goals, she got her three children to finish university degrees by renting out 3 rooms in her house, she also sells lunch food such as pop and burgers at a car sale fair. Her husband Alberto abandoned the and went to Europe and she hasn't heard back from him in 10 years.

The reason to request this loan is to expand her house and the rooms so she can continue to rent them and have more income because as she ages she won't be able to continue with her activity.
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La señora Vicenta tiene 56 años de edad, tiene 3 hijos los cuales ya son independientes, vive en la provincia cercado de Cochabamba en la zona central, perseverante con sus metas, Hizo estudiar a sus tres hijos logrando sacarles adelante cursando diferentes carreras en la Universidad, todo eso logro gracias alquilar sus cuartos de su casa q son 3, además se dedica a vender refrigerios como ser refrescos, hamburguesas en un feria de venta de autos. Su esposo Alberto se fue a Europa del cual no sabe nada porque les abandono hace 10 años, el motivo del presente crédito es la de ampliar la construcción de sus cuartos para poder alquilar y tener más ingresos ya que a medida que pasa el tiempo su edad ya no le permite seguir realizando esta actividad.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 237
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,607,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Vicenta to expand her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2012
Oct 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013