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Eva
Eva is 48 years old, is single, and lives with her two children. She has raised cows for 10 years. From the milk the cows produce, she makes quesillos (tortillas with a cream cheese filling), which she then sells. In this way, she earns money, selling in different markets in the city. She is a responsible person and has a strong desire to better herself. Her children have what they need for the demands of school, and she always looks to their future well-being. Because of the strong rains, she had unexpected expenses and now she cannot count on green fodder. As a result, she has to buy supplies (nutritious food and bran) so that her production level does not diminish. For this, she requests a loan that will be used to buy soybean skin and fodder to feed her cow. In this way, she will not have to decrease the level of her income, and she will be able to satisfy her family’s needs.
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La señora Eva de 48 años de edad, es soltera y vive con sus 2 hijos, se dedica a la crianza de ganado lechero desde hace 10 años, de la producción de leche obtenida elabora quesillos para su venta, de esta manera genera sus ingresos, vendiendo en los diferentes mercados de la ciudad, la señora muestra ser una persona responsable y con muchas ganas de superarse, sus hijos tienen mayores necesidades, por las exigencias de su escuela, y ella siempre busca el bienestar de sus hijos velando por su futuro. Por las fuertes lluvias, tuvo gastos inesperados y ahora no cuenta con forraje verde y tuvo que hacer compra de insumos (alimento balanceado y afrechillo) para no disminuir su nivel de producción, por ello solicita un crédito que será destinado para la compra de cascara de soya y forraje para ganado vacuno lechero, para la alimentación de su ganado, de esta manera no disminuirá el nivel de sus ingresos y podrá satisfacer sus necesidades.

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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.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 85
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  • $28,707,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Eva to buy soybean skin and fodder for her milk cow.
50% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 13, 2014
Listed
Mar 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible