Janeth and, especially, her husband, have worked daily for 2 ½ years now offering urban transportation services for a transport line with their own vehicle. This service is their principal source of generating income to sustain their family.
And, finally, Janeth and her husband have proven that they are responsible and hard-working people who wish to improve their conditions of life. For that reason they find it necessary to request capital to invest in construction of a home on a lot they own. In this manner, in the future, their family can have the satisfaction of living in their own home.
About CIDRECIDRE 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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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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