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Mr. Ambrosio, who is 29 years old, is part of a family that is composed of four members; two sons and his two parents (Mr. Ambrosio and his wife are shown in the photo). They are a humble family with scarce economic resources. They live in the community of Uchama Baja, of the municipality of Mizque, in the Cochabamba region.

He works in agriculture and in livestock. He grows potatoes, beans and peanuts. He sells them in the same place where the merchants live in the same Mizque region. Mr. Ambrosio is a very respectable person in his community because of his dedication to his work and for being responsible in providing for his family's well-being and education. Their home is made of adobe walls, a hollow-reed roof, and a dirt floor. This type of housing must be prepared every year before the rains come.

Mr. Ambrosio is asking for this loan in order to buy more organic fertilizers in order to have better production and in turn, he will be able to improve his family's living conditions.
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Don. Ambrosio, tiene 29 años de edad, su familia está compuesta por cuatro miembros dos hijos y los dos padres ( en la foto Don Ambrosio y Esposa), es una familia humilde de escasos recursos económicos, viven en la comunidad de Uchama Baja del municipio de Mizque, del departamento de Cochabamba. Trabaja en la agricultura y la pecuaria, produce papa, frejol y maní; los comercializa en el mismo lugar donde vive a los comerciantes de la misma población de Mizque. Don Ambrosio es una persona muy respetada en su comunidad, por la dedicación a su trabajo y por ser el responsable de la alimentación y la educación de su familia. Tienen una vivienda de paredes de adobe, techo de cañaweca y revoque de barro, esta clase de vivienda cada año antes de las lluvias hay que hacer el revoque, Don Ambrosio, está solicitando el presente crédito para comprar más abono orgánico y tener más y mejor producción y de esta forma podrá mejorar las condiciones de vida de toda su familia.

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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
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  • $33,362,700
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ambrosio to buy organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014