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Victoria is 36 years old. Her family is comprised of three members, two children and herself. It is a humble family with scarce financial resources. They live in the Mizque community in the Cochabamba department.

She works in agriculture and with cattle. She produces potatoes, beans, and onions. She sells them to the merchants in the same place where she lives, Mizque. Victoria is a much respected person in her community. This is because of her dedication to her work and for being very responsible about feeding and educating her children.

They live in a house with adobe walls and a roof made of bamboo, and mud plaster. This type of house has to be re-plastered every year before the rainy season.

Victoria is requesting the loan to buy more chemical fertilizer, organic fertilizer, and agrochemicals in order to have more production and better quality. This way she will improve the living conditions of her whole family.
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Doña Victoria, tiene 36 años de edad, su familia está compuesta por tres miembros dos hijos y ella, es una familia humilde de escasos recursos económicos, viven en la comunidad de Mizque, del departamento de Cochabamba. Trabaja en la agricultura y la pecuaria, produce papa, frejol y cebolla; los comercializa en el mismo lugar donde vive a los comerciantes de la misma población de Mizque. Doña Victoria es una persona muy respetada en su comunidad, por la dedicación a su trabajo y por ser la responsable de la alimentación y la educación de sus hijos. Tienen una vivienda de paredes de adobe, techo de cañahueca y revoque de barro, esta clase de vivienda cada año antes de las lluvias hay que hacer el revoque, DoñaVictoria, está solicitando el presente crédito para comprar más abono químico, abono orgánico y agroquímicos para tener más producción y de mejor calidad y de esta forma mejorar las condiciones de vida de toda 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.


About Bolivia

  • $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 $1,450 helped Victoria to buy chemical and organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014