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Edy Orlando
Edy Orlando is 35 years old and has a live-in partner with whom he has two children ages five and one. Edy lives in the town of Vinto Chico with his brother. They are orphans as their mother died several years ago and their father abandoned them when they were very young. Edy worked from a young age to help his mother with the household expenses.

Edy works in the production of raw milk. He did very well with the previous loan he received. He was able to increase the number of milking cows. He currently has eight milking cows. He is very grateful for the loan he previously received and is now requesting a new loan to buy feed because his business has grown.

Among his dreams and goals is to continue to grow his business until he can obtain a farm with about 30 milking cows.
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El señor Edy Orlando tiene 35 años vive con su conviviente y juntos tienen 2 hijos de 5 y 1 año, el señor Edy vive en la comunidad de Vinto chico junto con su hermano, ambos son huérfanos de madre ya se murió hace muchos años, y el padre los abandono cuando todavía eran muy pequeños, pues Eddy trabajando desde muy pequeño ayudaba a su madre con los gastos de la casa.

Eddy se dedica a la producción de la leche cruda, con el préstamo anterior le fue muy bien ya que ha crecido la cantidad de cabezas de ganado lechero. Actualmente cuenta con 8 cabezas de ganado lechero.
El cliente está muy agradecido por el préstamo que se les otorgo, y por lo tanto solicita nuevamente para la compra de forraje ya que creció su actividad.

Entre sus sueños y metas sigue siendo crecer mucho más en su actividad hasta tener una granja de más o menos 30 cabezas de ganado lechero.

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
  • 118
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  • $36,714,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Edy Orlando purchase feed for cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2010
Dec 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011