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Felicidad is 38 years old. Currently, she is not married. She has two children who depend on her. One of her children helps her with the agricultural work she performs and her other child studies at school in the community of San Miguel del Bañado. Currently, she is dedicated to planting maize. She breeds and sells cattle and also produces red pepper. Felicidad's daily life is full of sacrifice and is exhausting since there are various activities that she has to attend to. The income she obtains is not sufficient to cover the food expenses of her family. For this reason, she has decided to request a loan to buy agrochemicals and, in this way, Felicidad will be able to expand her income. Additionally, Felicidad will be able to improve her and her family's quality of life.
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La señora Felicidad tiene 38 años de edad, actualmente no tiene conyugue, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, uno de sus hijos le ayuda en las actividades agropecuarias que realiza y su otro hijo se encuentra estudiando en la escuela de la Comunidad San Miguel del Bañado. Actualmente se dedica a la siembra de maíz, cría y venta ganado bovino y también produce ají colorado. El diario vivir de Felicidad es muy sacrificado y agotador ya que son varias actividades que tiene que atender. Los ingresos que obtiene no son suficientes para cubrir los gastos de la alimentación de su familia, por ese motivo ella tomo la decisión de solicitar un crédito para comprar agroquímicos, y de esta manera la señora Felicidad podrá aumentar sus ingresos, además la señora Felicidad podrá mejorar su condición de vida de ella y 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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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Felicidad to buy agrochemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014