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Lucio Erasmo
Lucio Erasmo is 40 years old, was born in the Paz region of the Andes, and studied up to third grade. Since he was a boy, he helped his parents in agriculture. He has a lot of experience in the rubric. For the past four years he has dedicated himself to agriculture with the support of his partner and his children. In the union which belongs to the area, they formed a group of all the people dedicated to agriculture to strengthen and to be able to look for help for infrastructure of the slaughterhouse for the chicken farmers. This way they will take chickens and carry them directly to the slaughterhouse to sell them later. The chicken are sold locally and the competition varies and generally grows from the city of Santa Cruz, who invest in chicken from the brand Pio Rico, which is his highest competition. This year Lucio Erasmo has increased the production of the chicken. He needs to loan to buy animal food to fatten them.
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Don Lucio Erasmo tiene 40 años, nació en los Andes del departamento de la Paz, estudio hasta tercero básico, desde niño ayudo a sus padres en la agricultura, tiene bastante experiencia el rubro hace 4 años que se dedica a la avicultura con el apoyo de su pareja y de sus hijos, en el sindicato que pertenece conformaron un grupo todas las personas que se dedican a la avicultura para fortalecer y poder buscar ayuda para la infraestructura de un matadero para el faeneo de los pollos, así ellos podrán sacar sus pollos y llevar directo al matadero para su posterior comercialización, la venta de pollos es local y la competencia es variada y creciente generalmente es de la ciudad de Santa Cruz que ingresa pollos PIO RICO que es su mayor competencia, este año don Erasmos ha incrementado la producción de los pollos, necesita un préstamo para comprar alimento balanceado de engorde.

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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
  • 204
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,480,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Lucio Erasmo to purchase animal food to fatten hens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Dec 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013