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Asunta Q., 38, has been married to Sergio Alba Quiroz for 15 years. They have two sons and a daughter who go to the local school, which is two blocks from their home. They live in an area that is known for its dairy farming and agriculture. She lives in her own house.

Asunta has been a dairy farmer for a long time. She has done this since she was a little girl. First, she helped her mother take care of the livestock. Little by little she was learning. That’s how she was able to buy her own dairy cows. She takes all of her milk production to a local milk company that makes all kinds of dairy products.

She needs a loan to finish building her house. That way she can give her family a better quality of life. The house will be made of better construction material.
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La Sra. Asunta Q. tiene 38 años, esta casada con el Sr. Sergio Alba Quiroz 15 años, tienen 2 hijos y una hija los cuales acuden a la escuela de la zona, que queda a dos cuadras de su domicilio. Viven en una zona netamente lechera y agricola en una casa propia.

La Sra. Asunta se dedica a la lecheria desde hace mucho tiempo, desde que era muy pequeña, primero ayudaba a su madre con el cuidado del ganado y poco a poco fue aprendiendo y asi logro comprarse su propio ganado lechero. Ella entrega toda su produccion de leche a una empresa local que elabora toda clase de productos lacteos.

Ella requiere el dinero para termimar de construir su vivienda. Asi podra darles a su familia mejor calidad de vida por que la vivienda estara hecha de un mejor material de construccion.

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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
  • 123
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  • $36,239,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Asunta construction on her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 23, 2011