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Fidel
Fidel, 38, is single and lives with his common-law wife. He received an elementary education and has four dependent children. He owns a modest house which has a straw roof. Fidel earns a living in agriculture, growing potatoes, beans, peas and carrots; and works on his own land in the community of Tolapampa y Kayarani Tiraque.

Fidel also works as a bricklayer and offers his services in his community as well as in Punata. He claims to be a hard-working, responsible person who wants to prosper economically in life. That is why he is requesting a loan to buy organic fertilizer. This will improve his income in the future and the quality of life of his dependents.
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El señor Fidel, de 38 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, vive en concubinato, cursó sus estudios hasta la primaria, actualmente tiene 4 hijos dependientes económicamente, cuenta con casa propia de tipo económico con techo de paja y calamina. La actividad económica a la que se dedica el señor Fidel es la producción agrícola, en tal sentido señala que produce papa, haba, arveja y zanahoria; todos estos cultivos son producidos en sus propios terrenos los cuales se encuentran en la comunidad de Tolapampa y Kayarani Tiraque. La segunda actividad a la que se dedica el señor Fidel es el servicio de albañil, de tal forma presta sus servicios en la comunidad donde vive y de vez en cuando en Punata. El señor Fidel manifiesta ser una persona trabajadora y responsable que quiere superarse económicamente en la vida y por tal razón se ve en la necesidad de solicitar capital de inversión para la compra de abono de gallinaza, de tal forma que en el futuro podrá mejorar sus ingresos y la calidad de vida de sus dependientes.

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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
  • 76
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $28,685,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Fidel to buy organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 4, 2013
Listed
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 1, 2014