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Andrea
Andrea is fifty-seven years old, is married, and never attended school. She has one son who is her dependent and who is studying. She lives in a rural community called Cotani Alto, near the southern part of Colomi.

Andrea's economic activity is agricultural production. She sells potatoes and beans. Through this work, she can economically maintain her family and provide food for them.

She needs a loan to buy two dairy cattle in order to make and sell milk and cheese, thereby generating other income in the future. For this reason, she is requesting a loan, since the savings she had have already been invested in the purchase of agricultural supplies.

Finally, she feels happy to be able to have access to this credit. Furthermore, she is enthusiastic in the purchase of more dairy cattle. She is sure that this investment in the dairy cattle sector is a good one, and that she will thereby be able to improve her quality of life.
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La Señora Andrea de 57 años de edad casada, con ninguna instrucción escolar, tienen 1 hijo dependiente que estudia, la señora vive en una comunidad rural Cotani Alto hacia el Sud de Colomi.
La Sra. Andrea cuenta con una actividad económica producción agrícola, vende papa y haba de esta forma se mantiene económicamente a través de su trabajo para la alimentación de su familia, ella necesita un crédito para la compra de 2 cabezas de ganado vacuno lechero para le elaboración, comercialización de leche y queso así poder generar otros ingresos económicos a futuro, por este motivo solicita un préstamo ya que el ahorro que tenía lo invirtió en compra de insumos agrícolas. Por ultimo se siente muy contenta al poder acceder a este préstamo, además entusiasmada por la compra de mas ganado vacuno, ella esta segura que es una buena inversión en el sector del ganado vacuno y así mejorar su calidad de vida.

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About CIDRE

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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,504,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Andrea to buy dairy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2013
Listed
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014