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Jorge lives in the Colomi communuty. He is 28 years old and single. He has a small child of whom he has custody. He lives in his mother’s house and is self-supporting. He earns a living from farming and produces potatoes and broad beans in a 2 hectare plot, which he inherited from his parents. He does crop rotation and has experience in this area.

Jorge needs a loan to purchase potato seed and agrochemicals for this year’s planting. He urgently needs these agricultural supplies for this year’s planting season so that he can take advantage of the rainy season. Thus he will be able to plant potatoes and broad beans this year and contribute to food security in the region and generate earnings through farming.
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El Sr. Jorge vive en la comunidad de Colomi, de 28 años de edad, de estado civil soltero, tiene un hijo pequeño porque cuenta con la custodia de su hijo, vive en la casa de su madre, económicamente es independiente, percibe ingresos económicos de la actividad agrícola ya que produce papa y haba en terreno de 2 Has de herencia de sus padres, con rotación de cultivos con experiencia en el rubro, El Sr Jorge requiere el crédito para la compra de semilla de papa y productos agroquímicos para la siembra de este año, necesita urgente estos insumos agrícolas por la época de siembra y aprovechar con esta época de lluvia, por tal motivo solicitar un préstamo. Mencionar que con el crédito solicitado podrá realizar la siembra de papa y haba y contribuir con la seguridad alimentaria de la región y poder generar ingresos económicos a través de la agricultura.

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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
  • 164
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  • $33,489,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Jorge to purchase seed potato and agrochemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014