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Mr. Roman V. is a father of 5 children who he supports and helps in their studies. He has worked in the store approximately more than 4 years. He also has small crops since they are sufficient enough to survive. He wakes up very early to work in the farmlands to be able to deliver the bread everyday. He also occasionally works as an assistant because the job he has isn't enough to offer his family a comfortable standard of living.

This is the first loan he obtains from our institution which will be used to buy merchandise for a grocery store and improve the service for clients which in turn will increase profits and his quality of life.

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El Señor Román V. S. es padre de 5 hijos a los cuales apoya y ayuda en su educación, el trabaja con la tienda más de 4 años aproximadamente lo cual le ayuda a desenvolverse en la actividad a la cual se dedica y también se dedica a la agricultura con pequeños cultivos los cuales son indispensables ya que solo le alcanza para poder sobrevivir, el se levanta a muy tempranas horas para ir a trabajar en el chaco para poder llevar el pan de cada dia, también trabaja como peón en algunas ocasiones porque con la actividad que tienes no es suficiente para poder dar una buena comodidad a su familia.

Es la primera vez que el cliente obtiene un préstamo de nuestra institución cuyo destino será la compra de mercadería para tienda de abarrotes y mejorar el servicio a sus clientes lo que le permitirá también mejorar sus ingresos y su calidad 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
  • 124
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  • $34,682,725
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Roman to buy merchandise for a grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011