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Gerardo
Genardo was born in Tiraque in the department of Cochabamba. Currently he lives with his wife, Martina, in his community with his family and his young children. His house is rustic: it's constructed of mud and has a tile roof with mud plastering. The client's community is located 10 kilometers north of the town of Tiraque, toward Rodeo. The economic activity there is agriculture, growing tubers and grains. The production is seasonal in the high regions of the high valley.

The loan he's requesting is to buy chicken manure and potato seed.

Genardo is interested in improving his income as well as his own and his family's quality of life in the coming years. This is why he requested the loan. Most of his family does agricultural work and in some cases the neighbors help them with the planting and the harvest.
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El señor Genardo es nacido en Tiraque del Departamento de Cochabamba, actualmente vive con su esposa Martina en su comunidad con su familia y con su hijos menores, la descripción de su casa es rustico está construido de barro con techo de teja con revoques de barro la determinación de la vivienda es prácticamente rustico, la comunidad del cliente esta ubicado a 10 km al norte de la localidad de Tiraque camino por Rodeo. La actividad económica es la agricultura que produce tubérculos y cereales, la producción es estacional en la zona son alturas del valle alto. El préstamo que está solicitando es para la compra de abono de gallina y semilla de papa, el cliente tiene interés de superarse sus ingresos económicos en los próximos años como también mejorar la calidad de vida en su familia, es por eso que el cliente vio necesario solicitar el préstamo de, los trabajos agrícolas lo realizan mayor parte toda la familia en algunos casos utiliza ayuda de sus vecinos para la siembra y la cosecha.

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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

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,465,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Gerardo to buy poultry manure and potato seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 24, 2012
Listed
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 17, 2013