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Casimiro is 51 years old. He is married with two children who are 17 and 16. He makes and sells cheese and milk for a living as he raises cattle. He lives in the locality of Huayrocondo. The people there work in farming and ranching. This loan is his first cycle with this institution. Casimiro will use the loan to buy a dairy cow and he wants to take advantage of this opportunity. He is asking for this loan because he does not have the money for the purchase and it will help him enormously, as it will provide a good amount of milk. This will allow him to make more cheeses and milk and to improve his income. Casimiro faces challenges in his business such as having to buy fodder every so often, and he will use his profits to improve his livestock. His wish is to make cheeses in bulk and sell them to different markets in the city of La Paz.
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El Sr. Casimiro tiene 51 años, casado con dos hijos que tienen las edades de 17 y 16 años, el se dedica a la elaboración y venta de queso y leche ya que tiene ganado vacuno, el vive en la localidad de Huayrocondo, la gente de la población se dedica a la agricultura y ganadería, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Casimiro utilizara este préstamo para la compra de una vaca lechera y quiere aprovechar esta oportunidad, Su razón para solicitar este préstamo es no tiene dinero para la compra ya que esto le beneficiara de gran manera ya que proporcionara buena cantidad de leche y así de esta manera producir más quesos y leche y mejorar sus ingresos económicos, El Sr. Casimiro enfrenta retos en su negocio que son el forraje que debe comprar cada cierto tiempo, y utilizara los beneficios mejorar su ganado y su deseo es poder elaborar quesos por mayor y ofrecer a los distintos mercados de la ciudad de La Paz.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 236
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  • $31,598,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Casimiro to buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2013
Mar 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014