Rodrigo is a young man who is very dedicated to his family. His father left when he and his siblings were very small. They all had to work to be able to contribute to the expenses of the home. Their mother taught them the value of things, and being a big family, each one decided on a way of generating income.
He decided on selling jackets, because he likes them a lot, and he knew that his classmates from university, as well as other friends, would be his first customers. He knows brands, sources and prices quite well. This income has helped him to fund his studies. He finished his Education Science degree and has to take his final exam. He says that when he finishes he will look for a job, and he will leave the job selling to his mother, so that she can increase her income. He is single and has no dependents in his care. He needs the loan to be able to supply his business and so generate more income.
Rodrigo es un joven muy dedicado a su familia, su padre se fue cuando él y sus hermanos eran muy pequeños, todos tuvieron que trabajar para poder colaborar con los gastos del hogar. Su madre les enseño el valor de las cosas y siendo una familia numerosa, cada uno decido el modo de generar ingresos, él decidió la venta de las chamarras porque a él le gustan mucho, y sabia que tanto sus compañeros de la Universidad como otros amigos serian sus primeros clientes, conoce bastante bien de marcas, procedencias y precios. Este ingreso le ayudo a costear sus estudios, culmino la carrera de Ciencias de la Educación y le falta dar su examen de grado, indica que cuando termine buscara un trabajo, y le dejara el puesto de venta a su madre, para que ella puede aumentar sus ingresos. Es soltero no tiene dependientes a su cargo. Necesita del crédito para poder abastecer su negocio y así poder generar mayores ingresos.
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.