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Osvaldo is 46 years old, and has been a widower for 7 years. He lives with his 3 children. He has a business making videos at all kinds of social functions (weddings, birthdays, promotional events, christenings and others). Colomi is 49 km. away from the city of Cochabamba. Osvaldo tells us that he needs money to build a wall around his house. He has invested the savings that he had, in home improvements, doing the finishing work. He does not have the money to finish the wall around his house. Osvaldo works and saves money to improve the living conditions of his three children, who are studying at secondary school level. He tells us that his dream is to see that his children all become professional people.
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El señor Osvaldo tiene 46 años de edad estado civil viudo hace 7 años vive con sus 3 hijos, la actividad económica es servicio de filmación de video realiza para todo acontecimiento social (matrimonios, cumpleaños, promociones, bautizos y otros) Colomi se encuentran a 49 km. de la ciudad de Cochabamba. Osvaldo nos comenta que necesita dinero para la construcción de muralla de su vivienda, el ahorro que tenía lo invirtió en la mejora de su vivienda obra fina y le falto dinero para terminar la muralla de su casa, Don Osvaldo trabaja y ahorra dinero para dar mejores condiciones de vida a sus 3 hijos que están estudiando en nivel secundaria él nos comenta que su sueño es ver a sus hijos profesionales.

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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
  • 155
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,292,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Osvaldo to build a wall around his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014