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Getrudis is 60 years old and has two school-aged children who depend on her. She lives in the southern zone of the Cochabamba province. Her children attend school and are very good students. She was able to do all of this, thanks to the little store that she was able to set up. Her husband passed away 15 years ago.

Getrudis is a hardworking person with a desire to get her children ahead. She also raises pigs and chickens, which she sells in the same zone where she lives. She needs this loan so that she can build a pen for her pigs and chickens.
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La señora Getrudis tiene 60 años de edad, tiene 2 hijos los cuales son dependientes de ella ya que aún están en edad escolar, vive en la provincia sacaba de Cochabamba en la zona sud, perseverante con sus metas, sus hijos están estudiando y son alumnos muy buenos, todo eso lo hizo gracias a la tiendita que ella misma logro establecer, su esposo falleció hace ya 15 años, la señora Getrudis es una persona luchadora y con ganas de sacar a sus hijos adelante, además también se dedica a la cría de pollos y cerdos los cuales los vende en la zona en la que vive,. Ella necesita el préstamo para poder comprar más mercadería para su tiendita y poder construir un corral para sus cerdos y para sus pollos.

Additional Information


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
  • 157
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  • $32,241,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Getrudis to stock her store.
88% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: