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Marcelino, 30, lives with his family and has two dependents. His main activities are producing and selling corn once per year. He plants the crops on his own land and also raises cows and sheep at the same time. He works hard to cover the expenses of food, clothing, basic services, and his family's other costs. He needs this loan to prepare his farmland. He will then be able to produce more corn and earn a higher income, with the goal of improving his entire family's living conditions.
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El señor Marcelino tiene 30 años de edad vive con su familia y tiene 2 dependientes. Sus principales actividades son la producción y venta de maíz que la realiza una vez al año, siembra en sus propios terrenos y a la vez se dedica a la cría de ganado vacuno y ovino. Trabaja arduamente para cubrir los gastos de alimentación, ropa, servicios básicos y otros en los que incurre su familia. Actualmente requiere un crédito para preparación de terreno agrícola, así podrá producir más cantidad de maíz y de esta manera lograra tener mayores ingresos con el fin de mejorar las condiciones de vida de toda su familia.

Additional Information


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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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $33,130,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Marcelino to prepare his farmland.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 26, 2014