Señor Dionicio is 59, has no dependents, and has lived on his own since his wife passed away. His home is located in the community of San Miguel de las Pampas.
Donicio's main occupation is growing and selling Yellow Cuban Corn, which he plants once a year on his own land. Dionicio works hard to meet all of his expenses, and also earns income working in construction. He currently needs a loan of 10,000 Bolivianos to purchase seed corn, agrochemicals, and a plot of farmland for a planting. These investments will boost Dionicio's income.
El señor Dionicio tiene 59 años de edad, su esposa falleció y vive solo, no tiene dependientes; su domicilio está ubicado en la comunidad de San Miguel de las Pampas. Sus principales actividades son la producción y venta de maíz cubano amarillo que lo realiza una vez al año sembrando en sus propios terrenos, además también percibe ingresos por trabajos de albañil. Trabaja arduamente para cubrir todos sus gastos, actualmente requiere un crédito de Bs. 10000 para comprar semilla maíz, agroquímicos y cercado de terreno agrícola, para realizar la siembra y de esta manera tener mayores ingresos.
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.