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Rene lives in the Mizque community and has three dependent children. Rene is a farmer and currently works some small parcels of land that his father left him. His family recently faced a sad event with their last harvest. There was a natural disaster, a frost, and his crops were not very productive. This disaster made his income farm income fail. He does not have an irrigation system, so his production is seasonal

Rene is a very liked and respected person in his community, because of his dedication to his lovey young children and to his work. All this, despite being sick, at times he must work shifts on other farms in order to support his family. He is asking for a loan so that he can buy potato seeds and compost so he can improve his production and income, provide a better quality of life for his children, and allow them to go to school under better conditions.
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El señor Rene, vive en la comunidad de Mizque, tiene tres hijos dependientes, don Rene se dedica a trabajar en la agricultura, actualmente trabaja en unas pequeñas parcelas que su padre le dejo. Recientemente la tristeza que paso toda su familia fue que en la anterior cosecha hubo desastre natural de helada y sus cultivos bajaron de rendimiento, este desastre le hizo fracasar en sus ingresos económicos que a su familia mantiene con la producción agrícola donde su producción solo son temporales por causa de que no tiene sistema de riego.
Rene es una persona muy querida y respetada en el lugar donde vive, por lo dedicado a sus preciosos pequeños hijos y su trabajo, pese que el sufre de una enfermedad y que a veces hasta tiene que trabajar en jornal en la agricultura en otras zonas para ganar algunos pesos y así mantener a toda su familia, el está solicitando el crédito para comprar semilla de papa, y abono orgánico y de esta forma mejorara la calidad y el rendimiento de sus cultivos, que trabajara en su pequeña parcela que tiene en el lugar donde vive para mejorar sus ingreso económicos y darle una mejor calidad de vida a sus hijos y que ellos puedan asistir a la escuela en mejores condiciones.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Rene to buy seed and compost.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2013
Nov 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015