Neda is 30 years old. She is married and has two children. She was able to go to primary school. She lives in her own house, which is located in the city of Cochabamba. She works making and selling homemade empanadas. She sells as a street vendor in the main market of the city. She is a hardworking and responsible person who wants to improve her living conditions. To do that she needs to ask for a loan to build a house on her own plot of land to have a better quality of life.
La señora Neda, tiene 30 años de edad, está casada y tiene dos hijos, alcanzo a estudiar la primaria, vive en su propia casa la cual se halla situada en la ciudad de Cochabamba. Se dedica a la elaboración y venta de empanadas domésticas ambulando en el mercado principal de la ciudad. Es una persona trabajadora y responsable que quiere mejorar sus condiciones de vida por lo cual se ve en la necesidad de solicitar un crédito para la construcción de una vivienda en su propio lote de terreno y de esta manera tener una mejor calidad de vida.
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.