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Walter is 37 years old, single and lives in the town of Chimore, in the city of Cochabamba. Walter works as a driver in the Lieutenant Colonel Gualberto Villaroel Auto Transportation Union. Walter lived in Quillacollo twenty years ago but he had to emigrate to Chimore because his father did not have enough income to be able to support him and his brother. In this way, Walter began to work. Walter, along with his brother, took their lives in a new direction. They started from scratch working hard to manage to buy two pieces of land. As well as beginning to work as a driver, he began to dedicate himself to farming. The loan Walter is requesting is to build a room and in this way he will be able to help his brothers have a roof. Walter dreams of a better future for his brothers and that they will be able to complete a career.
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El señor Walter tiene 37 años de edad, soltero, vive en la Población de Chimore, de la ciudad de Cochabamba. Walter trabaja como chofer en el Sindicato de Auto transportes Teniente Coronel Gualberto Villarroel. El señor Walter vivía en Quillacollo hace como veinte años sin embargo tuvo que emigrar a Chimore porque su padre no tenia ingresos suficientes para poder mantenerlos a el y su hermano; de esta manera Walter empezó a trabajar. El señor Walter junto a su hermano tomaron un nuevo rumbo en sus vidas, empezaron de cero, trabajaron arduamente para lograr comprarse dos terrenos; además de empezar a trabajar como chofer empezó a dedicarse a la agricultura. El préstamo que solicita Walter es para la construcción de un Cuarto, de esta manera podrá ayudar a sus hermanos a tener un techo. Walter sueña con un futuro mejor para sus hermanos y que puedan terminar una carrera.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,310,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Walter to build a house.
86% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2013
May 1, 2013
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