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Jesusa is married and has 4 children. Only 3 of them live with her. Her husband and son live in the department of Santa Cruz. Jesusa only supports her 3 children.

They live in the area of Maica Sud, an area on the outskirts of the city of Cochabamba. She sells raw milk there, and she also is the caretaker of a cooling tank in the area, which her neighbors pay her for every month.

Jesusa has 4 heads of dairy cattle and she sells the milk to her neighbor who delivers it to the Pil Cochabamba Milk Industrialization Plant.
Jesusa needs the loan to be able to pay for a plot of land where she grows alfalfa to feed her cows. This makes her animals produce more and will improve her income so she can giver her children a better quality of life.
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La señora Jesusa, se encuentra casada, y tiene 4 hijo de los cuales solo 3 viven con ella. Su esposo y su hijo viven en el departamento de Santa Cruz. La señora Jesusa solo mantiene a sus 3 hijos.
Ellos viven por la zona de la Maica Sud,una zona periferica de la ciudad de Cochabamba donde se dedica a la venta de leche cruda y ademas se encarga de cuidar el tanque de enfriamiento que hay en zona, por lo que los vecinos le pagan de forma mensual.
Jesusa cuenta con 4 cabezas de ganado lechero, y esta leche ella lo vende a su vecina para que pueda entregar a la Planta Industrializadora de leche Pil Cochabamba.
La Sra Jesusa requiere el credito para poder pagar un anticretico para un terreno donde siembra alfa, el cual le servira de alimento para sus vacas. Asi sus animales podran producir mas leche, y mejorar sus ingresos y poderles dar a sus hijos mejores condiciones de vida.

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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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  • $36,714,900
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jesusa to make payments on a plot of agricultural land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013