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Mario is 20 years old and single. He has completed primary education. He doesn't have any economic dependants and lives in his parents' house. Their house is made of local materials in a rustic style and is located in a community called Koari.

Mario's primary income-generating activity is agriculture. He currently produces the following products: 85 bags of potatoes, 40 bags of broad beans, and 30 bags of carrots. He produces these crops on his parents' land without any costs. He is requesting a loan in order to buy agricultural inputs such as organic fertilizer, potato seeds and one head of cattle. With the production derived from these products Mario will have a better income.
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El señor Mario, es una persona joven de 20 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, alcanzo a estudiar hasta la primaria, y no cuenta con dependientes económicos, vive en la casa de sus padres, la vivienda está construida con material local de tipo rustico, que se halla situado en el comunidad de Koari, su principal actividad económica del señor Mario es la agricultura, anualmente produce los siguientes productos; papa 85 cargas, haba (verde) 40 cargas, zanahoria 30 cargas estas cultivos son producidos en los terrenos de sus padres sin costo alguno, solicita crédito para capital de operación para la compra de insumos agrícolas, como ser abono orgánico, semilla de papa una cabeza de ganado bovino, con la producción de estos productos el señor Mario mejorará sus ingresos.

Additional Information


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
  • 233
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,613,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mario to buy agricultural inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015