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Roberto
Sr. Roberto is 33 years old, single, and completed his primary school education. He lives with his partner and their young child in a house that they own in the community of Toko. Roberto’s main business activity is farming. He produces 120 loads of potatoes, 20 loads of beans, 50 loads of green peas, 875 pounds of wheat, and 625 pounds of barley. Roberto grows these crops on his own land and also on his parents’ property, both of which are located in the same town. He completes the farm duties with the help of his neighbors. Roberto lives in a rustic house made of adobe.


With this loan, he will buy chicken manure and potato seeds. This investment will enable him to improve his financial condition and also the quality of life for his dependents.

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El señor Roberto, es una persona de 33 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, alcanzo estudiar hasta la primaria, vive con su conyugue y su pequeño hijo en su casa propia que se halla situado en la comunidad de Toko, la actividad principal a la que se dedica es la agricultura, el señor Roberto produce; Papa 120 cargas, Haba (verde) 20 cargas, Arveja (verde) 50 cargas, trigo 35 arrobas, cebada 25 arrobas. La siembra de estos cultivos los realiza en sus terrenos propios y en los terrenos de sus padres que están ubicados en la misma localidad, los trabajos agrícolas los realiza con la colaboración de sus vecinos, vive en una casa rustica de adobe, con este préstamo comprara abono de gallinaza y semilla de papa, esta inversión le permitirá mejorar sus condiciones económicos y por tanto también la calidad de vida de sus dependientes.

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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

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,504,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,450 helped Roberto to buy chicken manure and potato seeds.
75% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 9, 2013
Listed
Aug 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered