Victoria is 55 years old and lives in Carrasco. She has three children and lives in the Carrasco province. She has three children and doesn’t know about her husband since he left her. She lived in the Potosi department, but she had to move because she didn’t have enough money to support her children. After some time she was able to make progress with them. Now she has a two plots of land and an urban plot in Chimore where she works as a farmer. She also has a neighborhood store. She is asking for this loan to buy products and supplies for her store. In this way she can increase her income and improve her quality of life.
La señora Victoria tiene 55 años de edad, vive en la provincia Carrasco, tiene 3 hijos y hasta ahora no sabe el paradero de su esposo desde que la abandono. Vivía en el departamento de Potosí pero tuvo que cambiar de residencia porque allá no tuvo ingresos suficientes para mantener a sus hijos, después de mucho tiempo logro progresar junto a ellos, ahora tiene dos lotes agrícola y un lote urbano en Chimore donde trabaja como agricultora y además tiene una tienda de barrio, el crédito que solicita es para la compra de productos e insumos para su tienda de abarrotes, de esa manera podrá tener mejores ingresos y 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.