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Ana is a 22 years old single woman who managed to finish primary school. She has 1 economic dependent in her charge, her small son. Ana's economic activity is agricultural production: she produces 2800 kilograms of potatoes, 5700 kilograms of peas, 1900 kilograms of broad beans, and 600 kilograms of oca (an Andean root vegetable). Ana does this on land that her parents loan her rent free. It is located in the community of Toralapa Alta, south of Tiraque Municipality [county], roughly 8 kilometers from the town of Tiraque.

Ana is clearly a hard-working and responsible person who desires to get ahead economically. To do so, she now finds it necessity to request investment capital to purchase a pair of bulls at this time of year when prices are low. In this manner, she can improve her income and also, the quality of life for her dependent child.
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LA SEÑORA ANA, es una persona de 22 años de edad, de estado civil soltera, alcanzo a estudiar la primaria, cuenta con un dependiente económico a cargo, el cual es su pequeño hijo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es la producción agrícola, de tal forma produce papa 28 cargas, arveja 57 cargas, haba 19 cargas y oca 6 cargas; la producción se desarrolla en su propio terreno y en terrenos de sus padres sin costo alguno, los terrenos están ubicados en la comunidad de Toralapa Alta, al sud del Municipio de Tiraque a una distancia de ocho km de la población de Tiraque. Por otro lado la señora Ana manifiesta ser una persona trabajadora y responsable que quiere superarse económicamente en la vida y para tal efecto se ve en la necesidad de solicitar capital de inversión para compra de una yunta (toros) en visto que en esta época del año los precios están bajos, de tal forma poder mejorar sus ingresos por tanto también la calidad de vida de su dependiente.

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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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 136
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Ana to buy a pair of bulls.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 24, 2014