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Cristóbal A. Jardín was born on July 25, 1974 in the town of Zapata Rancho, Tiraque Province, in the department of Cochabamba.

The house Cristóbal lives in is a humble place where he lives with his family, including his three children. He currently works growing tubers as well as offering passenger transport in his community.

The loan he is requesting will be used for agricultural supplies such as potato and carrot seeds, and fertilizer to increase his crop yield and his income. His family helps him with the work, as do his neighbors in the community from time to time.
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El señor Cristóbal A. Jardín a nacido el 25 de julio de 1974 en la comunidad de Zapata Rancho de la Provincia de Tiraque del Departamento de Cochabamba.

La vivienda en que vive don Cristóbal es tipo económico donde vive con su familia que tiene tres hijos y actualmente que se dedica a la producción agrícola de tubérculos, como también presta servicio de pasajero en su comunidad.

El crédito que está solicitando es para insumos agrícolas como ser la semilla de papa, zanahoria y abono de gallinaza para ampliar más su producción agrícola y así para tener más ingresos económicos en la actividad económica. Los labores culturales realizan con su familia en algunos casos con ayuda de sus vecinos en su comunidad.

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
  • 138
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  • $36,669,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Cristobal purchase agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2010
Jan 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012