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Pedro
Pedro is 55 years old and comes from a humble family of limited means. He lives in the Buena Vista community of Mizque, part of the Cochabamba department. He has been farming and raising livestock for 25 years and raises carrots and onions to feed his family and sell to businesses in Mizque.

Pedro is much respected in his community because of his dedication to his work and for his responsibility toward the education and well-being of his family. Pedro is asking for this loan to buy potato seeds, carrot seed, chemical fertilizer, compost, and farm chemicals. In this way he can improve his income and provide better conditions for his family.
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El señor Pedro, tiene 55 años de edad, es de una familia humilde, de escasos recursos económicos, por lo tanto cultiva superficies muy pequeñas. Vive en la comunidad de Buena Vista del municipio de Mizque del departamento de Cochabamba. Trabaja en la agricultura y la pecuaria desde hace 25 años produce y comercializa papa, zanahoria y Cebolla para la alimentación de su familia el excedente los comercializa en el mismo lugar donde vive a los comerciantes de la misma población de Mizque. El señor Pedro es una persona muy respetada en su comunidad, por la dedicación a su trabajo y por ser el responsable de la educación y el bienestar de toda su familia. El señor Pedro, está solicitando el presente crédito para comprar más semillas de papa, zanahoria, abono químico, abono orgánico y agroquímicos; 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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,250,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Pedro to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 6, 2012
Listed
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014