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Norah Esther
Norah Esther M. Orosco is 18 years old and lives in Cochabamba in the southern zone, known as Aziru marca. She is single and lives with her mother.

Norah produces raw milk which she then sells to a company that makes different dairy products. She has doing this for more than two years now and really takes charge of the business since her mother is advanced in years and cannot manage the dairy cows.

Norah is asking for a loan to buy more dairy cows and increase her income and increase the number of her mother's cows too. Norah's main goal is to increase her production of milk and earnings so that she can help her mother live a better life and improve their quality of life.

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La señorita Norah Esther M. Orosco tiene 18 años y actualmente vive en Cochabamba en la zona sur, en una Zona conocida como Aziru marca. Ella es soltera y vive actualmente con su mama.

Norah es productora de leche cruda, la cual después vende a una empresa que elabora diferentes productos lácteos. Norah se dedica a la producción de leche cruda hace mas de 2 años, en realidad ella se hace cargo también porque su mama ya es mayor de edad y no puede con el manejo del ganado lechero.

Norah solicita el crédito para poder comprar más vacas lecheras y así poder incrementar sus ingresos y poder agrandar el número de vacas de su madre. El mayor sueño de Norah es poder incrementar su producción de leche y sus ingresos de forma que pueda ayudar a su mama a vivir mejor y ella poder mejorar su nivel de vida.

Additional Information


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
  • 126
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  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Norah Esther buy dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011