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Mr. Sabino is 56 years old. His family is composed of 4 members, and is a humble family of few economic resources that farms on very small plots. Mr. Sabino lives in the community of Sauces in the municipality of Mizque, in the Cochabamba Department. He has worked in agriculture and livestock for 25 years, growing onions, beans, and carrots to feed his family and to sell the surplus in the marketplace of Mizque. Mr. Sabino is a very well-known person in his community, because of his dedication to his work and for being responsible for the education of his children. He is asking for this loan to purchase more seeds, manure, and agrochemicals to improve the quality and amount of his harvest, and in this way, to increase his income and improve living conditions for his whole family.
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El señor Sabino, tiene 56 años de edad, su unidad familiar está compuesta por de 4 miembros, es de una familia humilde de escasos recursos económicos por tanto cultiva superficies muy pequeñas, vive en la comunidad de Sauces del municipio de Mizque del departamento de Cochabamba. Trabaja en la agricultura y la ganadería desde hace 25 años, produce cebolla, frejol y zanahoria para la alimentación de toda su familia y los excedentes los comercializa en el mismo lugar donde vive a los comerciantes de la misma población de Mizque. El señor Sabino, es una persona muy conocida en su comunidad, por la dedicación a su trabajo y por ser el responsable de la educación de sus hijos. El señor Sabino, está solicitando el presente crédito, para comprar más semillas, abonos y agroquímicos, para mejorar la calidad y aumentar su producción y de esta forma tener más ingresos y mejorar las condiciones de vida de toda 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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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,310,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Sabino to purchase seeds, manure, and agrochemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 31, 2014