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Roman
Roman, 58, is a widow, but currently lives with his second partner. He made it through primary school. He lives in his own house and he has two small children who are economically dependent on him. He works in agriculture. He grows potatoes, broad beans, peas, and barley on his land which uses flood irrigation. His fields are in the Minas Pampa community, in the town of Tíraque, approximately 77 kilometers from Cochabamba. Roman and his partner say that they want to continue increasing their agricultural production, and this is why they see the need to apply for funds to invest in chicken manure and certified potato seeds. These are important supplied to get a better harvest and that way get more income to improve his family's quality of life.
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El señor Roman, es una persona de 58 años de edad de estado civil viudo pero actualmente vive en concubinato con su segunda pareja, alcanzo a estudiar la primaria, vive en su casa propia y cuenta con dos dependientes económicos a cargo los cuales son sus pequeños hijos; la actividad económica a la que se dedica es la producción agrícola; produce papa, haba, arveja y cebada en sus terrenos que cuentan con riego por inundación las cuales se hallan situadas en la comunidad de Minas Pampa del municipio de Tíraque distante aproximadamente a unos 77 Km. desde la ciudad de Cochabamba. Y finalmente el cliente y su conyugue manifiestan tener ganas de seguir incrementando su producción agrícola y para tal efecto se ven en la necesidad de solicitar capital de inversión para la compra de abono de gallinaza y semilla de papa certificada que son insumos elementales para obtener un mejor rendimiento de este cultivo y del forma obtener mayores ingresos económicos que vayan a mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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
  • 77
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,428,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Roman to buy chicken manure and potato seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 9, 2012
Listed
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 1, 2014