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Hemeterio is 32 years old, single, and finished primary school. He has the responsibility of four economic dependents, who are his small children. He lives in his own home of the rustic type, constructed with local materials, which is located in Tíraque Community. He works in agriculture, in which he produces annually the following agricultural products: 120 bundles of potatoes, 70 bundles of fava beans, 40 arrobas (unit of measure equal to 25 pounds) of peas, 15 bundles of corn, 15 quintales (unit of measure equal to 100 pounds) of wheat, 30 calchas (unit of measurement) of oats.

He generates his income through the sale of these products, and with it he supports his family. The requested loan requires operating capital to purchase agricultural supplies, and in this way in the future increase his income, and improve his quality of life and that of his family.
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El señor Hemeterio, es una persona de 32 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, alcanzo a estudiar la primaria, cuenta con cuatro dependientes económicos a cargo, los cuales son sus pequeños hijos, vive en su propio domicilio de tipo rustico construido con material local, que se halla situado en el Comunidad de Tíraque, la actividad económica que se dedica es la agricultura, en tal entendido produce anualmente los siguientes productos agrícolas, papa 120 cargas, haba (verde) 70 cargas, arveja (verde) 40 arrobas, maíz (grano) 15 cargas, trigo (grano) 15 quintales, avena (forraje) 30 calchas, por la venta de estos productos genera sus ingresos económicos y con ello sostiene a su familia, el préstamo solicitado requiere para capital de operación para la compra de insumos agrícolas, y de esa manera en el futuro incrementar sus ingresos y de esa forma mejorar su calidad de vida y la de 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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 228
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  • $31,613,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Hemeterio to purchase agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014