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Sra. Placida P. D. V. is an older individual who is married and has an 18 year old daughter who is a student and a dependent. Through her business, Placida is able to improve her living conditions and proviD. her children with an education without having to seek work outsiD. of the home.

The area where she lives and works is known for being a dairy producing region, located eight kilometers outsiD. of the city. Placida owns her home. This season has resulted in no grasses due to a strong drought that has impacted the entire area. She lacks the resources to buy fodder, specifically soybean husks. Placida makes cheese with the milk her cows produce in order to continue supporting her daughter and helping her finish her studies, which is one of her greatest dreams.

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La solicitante señora Placida P. D. V., es una persona mayor , casada con una hija dependiente D. ella D. 18 años-estudiante, con su actividad ha mejorado sus condiciones D. vida y ha educado a sus hijos sin buscar otro empleo fuera D. la casa.

La zona donD. trabaja y vive es una zona lechera, a ocho kilómetros D. la ciudad, su casa es propia y para esta epoca no hay pastos (sequía muy fuerte en todas las zonas), le han faltado recursos para comprar forrajes (cáscara D. soya). Ella elabora quesillos con la leche que produce. D. este modo continuara manteniendo a su hija y lograr que ella termine sus estudios, es uno D. sus máximos sueños.

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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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  • $36,706,225
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Placida purchase fodder for her dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2011