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Apolinar is a hard-working and responsible person. He is a widower and has two small children who are dependent on him. His main activity is agriculture and dairy. He has a number of years in this field. The agriculture is for their own use. The corn husk is used as food for his cows. He also uses manure like guano for his production. The dairy produce is sold to the cheese producers in the region. The loan he is now requesting is to buy shares of Empresa PIL. S.A. in order to give them all his production and have a secure market and increase his income.
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El señor Apolinar es una persona trabajadora y responsable, es viudo y tiene dos hijos pequeños que dependen de sus ingresos, su principal actividad es la agricultura y la lechería, con varios años de experiencia en el rubro. La producción agrícola es destinada para el auto consumo, la chala de maíz se aprovecha como forraje para la alimentación del ganado bovino, de los cuales también se aprovecha el estiércol como guano para la producción, y la producción de lechería es vendida a los productores de quesillo de la zona. Actualmente solicita un crédito para la compra de acciones de la Empresa PIL. S.A. para entregarles toda su producción y así podrá tener un mercado seguro e incrementará 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
  • 152
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $32,331,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,450 helped Apolinar to buy shares of the company Empresa PIL. S.A to give them his production.
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2013
Dec 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 7, 2014