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Mrs. Irinea C. is 48 years old, she has been married for more than 12 years, and has 7 children of which 5 are still her dependants. She sells food to the children of the school Colegio Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz during their recess (“el recreo”) schedule. Her business has helped with two of her children graduating from high school, becoming independent, continuing with higher education and improving their quality of life.

Mrs. Irinea is requesting the loan to help her increase and improve the business by selling food not only to the school but also to other customers in town; she hopes this will increase her income and like her first 2 children, the remaining 5 can get a higher education.
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La Sra. Irinea C. tiene 48 años D. edad, está casada hace mas D. 12 años, tiene 7 hijos D. los cuales 5 aun dependen económicamente D. ella, a través D. su actividad que se refiere al servicio D. comida, que ofrece a los niños del Colegio Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz, aprovechando los horarios D. descanso D. estos ("El recreo"), para vender. Esta su actividad la ayudado a lograr que 2 D. sus hijos salgan bachilleres y puedan independizase, además D. proseguir con sus estudios superiores y D. esta manera mejor su calidad D. vida.

El crédito que solicita la Sra. Irinea le ayudara a incrementar y mejorar su servicio ofreciendo comida no solo en el colegio, también a comensales D. la población lo que incrementara sus ingresos para D. igual manera que sus 2 hijos, los 5 restantes puedan contar con una educación superior.

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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
  • 139
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  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Irenea working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011