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Alberto is 21 years old, single and has a primary education. He has lived for more than 4 years in the community of Colomi in his own house. Alberto works growing potatoes, ullocos, and beans. He plants on land he inherited from his parents. He has annual income from the seasonal sale of his agricultural products. Alberto recently improved the construction on his house investing money that he saved from selling his products, and he didn't have enough to buy agricultural materials such as organic fertilizer and potato seed. Alberto will ask for the loan to buy organic fertilizer. This will allow him to have a good income and continuing to improve his quality of life.
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El joven Alberto de 21 años de edad estado civil soltero con una instrucción de nivel primario, vive más de 4 años en la comunidad de Colomi en su casa propia. Alberto se dedica a la producción agrícola de papa, papaliza y haba siembra en 3 has de terreno herencia de parte de sus padres anualmente tiene ingresos económicos por la venta estacional de la venta de sus productos agrícolas; El joven Alberto recientemente mejoro la construcción de su vivienda que invirtió el ahorro que tenia de la venta de sus productos y no le alcanzo ya para comprar insumos agrícolas abono orgánico mas semilla de papa. Alberto solicita el crédito para la compra de abono orgánico, esto le permitirá tener un buen ingreso y continuar mejorando su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 153
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,200,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Alberto to buy organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015