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Dionicio is 55 years old, and he is a hard worker. He works together with his wife (appearing in the photo) selling lubricants. They work responsibly and selflessly. Despite their age they continue working to earn an income, so as to be able to have a better quality of life. They provided well for their child, who is currently studying in a university. Dionicio is requesting this loan to grow his business and to buy a greater quantity of grease, lubricant, and oil, and in this way, to be able to reach more customers and grow his business. In time, Dionicio intends to take out another loan to be able to open up a branch so as to reach more customers from other areas of the city. Dionico is grateful for the people who collaborated in order for him to be able to take out this loan, since thanks to it, he will be able to improve his business and reach more customers.
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Don Dionicio tiene 55 años es una persona trabajadora, trabaja junto a su esposa vendiendo lubricantes (en la foto junto a su esposa) trabajan de manera responsable y sacrificada, a pesar de ser personas de edad siguen trabajando para poder tener ingresos y así poder tener una mejor calidad de vida, sacaron adelante a su hijo que ahora está estudiando en la universidad. Don Dionisio está solicitando este crédito para poder hacer crecer su negocio y poder comprar mayor cantidad de grasa lubricante y aceite y así poder llegar a más clientes y poder hacer crecer su negocio. Con el tiempo don Dionicio tiene la intención de sacar otro crédito para poder abrir una agencia y así poder llegar a más clientes de otras zonas de la ciudad. Don Dionicio agradece a las personas que colaboraron para poder sacar este crédito ya que gracias a eso podrá mejorar su negocio y llegar a más clientes.

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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
  • 159
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Dionicio to buy lubricants and oils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015