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Felicidad is 47 years old, she is married, and she works as a dairy farmer. She has three dairy cows that are currently producing milk and two other cows that are both pregnant. She also produces fresh cheese from the milk of these cows. Felicidad lives in the region outside of the city of Cochabamba, approximately 10 km (6 miles) from the city of Cochabamba. She lives in a house with her husband and their children.

This loan will be used for the purchase of another dairy cow so that she can increase her income by selling more fresh cheese. The increase in income will help her meet the household needs. For Felicidad, this will be a big help because she lacks economic resources.
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La Sra., Felicidad, tiene 47 años de edad, está casada con el señor Severo, se dedica a la producción de la leche cruda, en donde actualmente tiene 3 cabezas de ganado lechero en producción y 2 cabezas en gestación, y también produce quesillo, actualmente la Sra. Felicidad vive por la zona sur de la ciudad de Cochabamba, aproximadamente a 10 km de la ciudad de Cochabamba, la casa donde vive es familiar, vive con su esposo y sus hijos, el destino del crédito es para la compra de cabeza de ganado lechero, para aumentar sus ingresos por la venta de quesillo, y de alguna u otra manera podrá satisfacer sus necesidades que tiene en su domicilio. Para ella será de gran ayuda puesto que es una señora de escasos recursos.

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
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,308,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Felicidad to buy a cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014