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Blanca has been married for three years and doesn’t have any children. She lives with her in-laws and sells fast food to make a living. She makes her sales out in the street in the evenings, but not when it’s raining because she doesn’t have a roof under which to place her food and this causes her a bit of a problem. She is asking for a loan of Bs. 9,230 so she can build a room that faces the street so she can work. In this way she can improve her business and her income.
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La señora Blanca está casada desde hace 3 años y no tiene hijos, vive en la casa de su suegros, para poder subsistir se dedica a la comercialización de comida rápida, vende por las noches en la calle pero cuando llueve no sale por que no tiene un techo donde resguardar a sus comensales lo que le genera un poco de problemas, por este motivo solicita un crédito de Bs. 9230 para terminar de construir un cuarto que da a la calle y en el cual podría trabajar, de esta forma mejoraría su negocio y a la vez sus ingresos.

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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.


About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 158
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,362,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Blanca to build a food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015