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Honorata lives in the community of Colomi; she’s 43-years-old, single and has two children, a little one and another attending school. She’s economically independent. She works in agriculture growing on a two hectare plot of land she inherited from her parents; she grows various species of potatoes rotating her crops. She has experience in this line of work and also owns two heads of cattle: two cows and one bullock.

Honorata needs the loan to buy another dairy cow and to buy organic manure. Because of this she appeared to request a loan. Lastly, Honorata felt happy at having the opportunity of accessing credit as well as being able to count on help from the institution.
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La Sra. Honorata viven en la comunidad de Colomi, tiene 43 años de edad, de estado civil soltera con dos hijos, un pequeño y otro que estudia, económicamente es independiente, se dedica a la agricultura siembra en terreno de 2 Has herencia de sus padres produce papa y papaliza con rotación de cultivos con experiencia en el rubro, además cuenta con cabezas de ganado 2 lecheros y 1 torillo. La Sra. Honorata requiere el crédito para la compra de una cabeza de ganado vacuno lechero y compra de abono orgánico, por este motivo se apersono a solicitar un préstamo. Por último la Sra. Honorata se sintió contenta al tener la oportunidad de acceder al crédito, además de poder contar con la ayuda de la institución.

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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
  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Honorata to buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015