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Orlando, age 29, lives in Chimoré in the Carrasco province in the city of Cochabamba. He is single, and his source of income is from Sindicato Alto San José, which is 15 kilometers from Chimoré.

He used to work as a day worker with yucca production, but he did not have sufficient income to be able to buy a plot of urban land. Orlando and his parents pulled themselves up again and started anew from zero.

The loan that Orlando is requesting is to buy an urban plot of land. He will then build his house there. This way he will be able to have a better life. He was not able to finish studying for a career. However, he wants his children to be able to have a career and to be able to help the people in the area.
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El sr. Orlando tiene 29 años de edad él vive en la población de Chimoré, de la provincia carrasco, de la ciudad de Cochabamba, él se encuentra Soltero y su fuente de trabajo es en el Sindicato Alto San José a unos 15 km de la población de Chimoré, Orlando se dedica al Trabajo como Jornalero y a la producción de yuca el no tuvo ingresos suficientes para poder comprarse un lote urbano. El Sr. Orlando se volvió a levantar junto a sus padres tomo un nuevo rumbo en su camino empezó de cero. El préstamo que solicita Orlando es para la compra de un lote urbano para luego hacer su construcción de vivienda y de esa manera podrá tener una mejor vida ya que el no pudo terminar una carrera, pero él quiere que sus hijos si puedan realizar una carrera y poder ayudar a las personas de la zona.

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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
  • 237
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,592,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Orlando to buy a plot of land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2013