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Mireya, 28, lives with her husband in a rented home. She has three young children who are dependent on them.

Mireya's job is making different garments for children, students, adults, etc. She does this job in the same place where she lives. Her husband earns a living in construction.

She's requesting a loan to buy sewing machines and supplies so she can keep on making a variety of garments. She has requests but not enough machines to do the work in the best way possible.

With this income and over time Mireya wants to build the house they need so much so she'll have her own own home and do her job better.
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La señora Mireya tiene 28 años de edad, vive con su esposo en domicilio alquilado, tiene 3 hijos menores de edad que dependen de ellos. Su actividad de la solicitante es la confección de diferentes prendas de vestir para niños, estudiantes, personas mayores, etc., esta actividad lo realiza en el lugar mismo donde vive, su conyugue percibe ingresos de los trabajos de albañil.
Solicitan un crédito para la compra de máquinas de costurar y compra de materias primas, para seguir confeccionando las diferentes prendas, ya que ella tiene pedidos pero no tiene la suficientes máquinas para realizar de mejor manera sus trabajos y con estos ingresos con el tiempo quieren construir su propia casa que tanta falta le hace y de esta manera tener un techo donde vivir y realizar su actividad de una mejor manera.

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More information about this loan

This loan product is designed to help entrepreneurs set up new businesses in Bolivia. To make this possible, Cidre is collaborating with organizations among which Fautapo Foundation, which provide training, help borrowers with their business models, and identify needs for working capital. Kiva and Cidre are working together to offer larger loans with grace periods to help these entrepreneurs successfully start up new businesses.


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

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 138
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,260,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $4,925 helped Mireya to buy sewing machines and supplies.
40% repaid
Repayment Term
62 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: