Zaida Rosalía is 26 years old and a single mother with two children. She would like to become independent from her family and have her own business selling prepared food. She says she needs a lot of help economically to accomplish this, and it is for this reason that she is requesting this loan.
Zaida currently lives with her parents. She says that she was not able to continue her studies for family reasons. She had her son when she was in her second year of secondary school, and she says that from that moment she started a different life. She says her only option was to work to get ahead, because at that time her parents did not help her with her studies. But she says she is hardworking and responsible, and that her friends and neighbors always say this. At the moment she works helping her mother in the kitchen. She says she rises very early each day to put food on her family’s table. She came to the field partner for the first time because of what she had heard from friends and neighbors, and because she says she needs a lot of help economically to improve her income.
Zaida Rosalía, tiene 26 años de edad, ella es madre soltera tiene dos hijos, quiere independizarse de su familia para tener su propio negocio venta de comida, para ello necesita mucha ayuda económica es por eso que solicita crédito, actualmente vive con sus padres, Zaida no pudo continuar con sus estudios por motivo de problemas familiares cuando estaba en segundo de secundaria tuvo su hijo desde ahí ella empieza otra vida según la entrevista realizada solo le quedaba trabajar para salir adelante, entonces sus padres también ya no le ayudaron en sus estudios. Pero la señora es trabajadora, responsable lo comentan sus amigas y vecinos de la zona donde vive.Por ahora se dedica a coadyuvar a su madre en la cocina, Rosalía se levanta muy temprano para ganarse el pan de cada día, viene por primera vez a nuestra institución por comentarios de sus amigas y vecinos de la zona, necesita mucha ayuda económica para mejorar sus ingresos.
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.