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Demetrio
Demetrio is a very humble person and lives in a rural area of the Conda Baja community. He was born in Carrasco province, and began working at a very young age. He has limited financial resources and supports his three children who are in school. He lives with his wife and works primarily in farming. To carry out his farm work, he contracts his neighbors as seasonal workers for the planting and harvesting of his crops. Demetrio lives in a very basic adobe house. He farms using traditional methods, using his own yokes.

Demetrio is currently requesting this loan to purchase organic manure called "Gallinaza" as well as potato seeds. This will allow him to increase his income and thus improve his family's quality of life and well-being.
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El señor Demetrio vive en una zona rural en la comunidad Conda Baja, es una persona humilde, nació en la provincia de Carrasco y desde muy joven se dedica a trabajar, cuenta con escasos recursos económicos y tiene bajo su dependencia a sus tres hijos que están estudiando, vive con su esposa y trabaja en su actividad agrícola y pecuaria como actividad primaria, para realizar su trabajo en el campo tiene que contratar a sus vecinos como personal eventual para la siembra y cosecha de sus productos agrícolas, su vivienda es rustica de adobe, en su actividad agrícola y pecuaria trabaja de forma tradicional utilizando sus propias yuntas, actualmente solicita un crédito para la compra de abono orgánico llamado gallinaza y semilla de papa, de esta forma lograra aumentar sus ingresos y así podrá mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia, ofreciéndoles mayor bienestar.

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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
  • 77
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,428,225
    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 Demetrio to buy organic manure ("Gallinaza") and potato seeds.
66% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 14, 2014
Listed
Mar 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible