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Rosa, 50, has been married to Hernan Verdugues for 38 years. They have three daughters who live with them. The oldest helps Rosa take care of and feed the dairy cows. The other two attend the Universidad Mayor in San Simon.

Rosa has been working in milk production for 30 years. She started to work independently when she was very young. Every day she takes all of her milk production to a local business that makes all kinds of dairy products.

She needs the loan to be able to buy food for her dairy cows because they do not have much now.

Rosa wants to improve her milk production. In the future she wishes to buy more dairy cows to increase her production and improve her income. Then she will be able to help her daughters with their education
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La Sra. Rosa tiene 50 años, esta casada con el Sr. Hernan verduguez, llevan 28 años de casados, tiene tres hijas, todas viven con ella. La mayor ayuda a la Sra. Rosa en el cuidado y en la alimentacion de las vacas lecheras, las otras dos acuden a la Universidad Mayor de San Simon.

La Sra. Rosa se dedica a la produccion de leche durante 30 años. Empezo a trabajar independientemente desde que era muy joven. Toda la produccion de leche entrega diariamente a una empresa local que elabora toda clase de productos lacteos. Necesita el prestamo para poder comprar mas alimento para su ganado lechero por que ya no tiene mucho.

La Sra. Rosa quiere mejorar su produccion de leche. En un futuro desea comprar mas vacas lecheras para incrementar su produccion y asi mejorar sus ingresos para poder ayudar a sus hijas en el estudio.

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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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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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  • $36,246,475
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosa buy food for dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011