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Filemón is 32 years old, and has four children who depend on his income. He lives in the Kara Kara area of Cercado province, Cochabamba department.

He lives in some rented rooms, persevering toward his goals. His children are still small and he does everything to help them get ahead in life, through his work, which is construction.

In addition he provides taxi services, generally during the night, which is when there is more work. His wife looks after the little ones as they are all twins: the eldest are 4 and the others 1.

The purpose of this loan is so that he can repair and do general maintenance on his vehicle, and keep going toward his goals for the benefit of his little ones.
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El señor Filemón tiene 32 años de edad, tiene 4 hijos los cuales son dependientes de sus ingresos, vive en la provincia cercado del departamento de Cochabamba en la zona de Kara Kara, el señor vive en unos cuartos en alquiler, perseverante con sus metas, sus hijos son aun pequeños y hace todo para poder sacarlas adelante con su trabajo que es de albañil, además se dedica a la prestación de servicios de taxi generalmente durante la noche que es cuando hay más trabajo. Su esposa se dedica a cuidar a los pequeños ya que son todos gemelos los mayores tienen 4 años y los otros dos 1 año, el motivo del presente crédito es para poder reparar y hacer un mantenimiento general a su vehículo y así seguir adelante con sus metas para beneficio de sus pequeños hijos.

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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
  • 164
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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 $725 helped Filemon to pay for repair and maintenance of his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014