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Our client, Elsa, lives alone. She is single and does not have any children. Her business is producing raw milk. Elsa currently has three head of dairy cattle which are producing milk and one head of dairy cattle which is pregnant. Her loan will be used to buy a milk cooling tank. A group of people are making a big effort to buy a cooling tank as the milk that their cows produce travels a long way to be delivered. This purchase will be a great benefit for our client and also for her fellow dairy farmers. Our client currently lives in the village of Esquilan Chico which is located in Quillacollo province, in Cochabamba department.
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La clienta, ELSA, vive sola no tiene hijos, es soltera, la clienta se dedica a la producción de la leche cruda, actualmente cuenta con 3 cabezas de ganado lechero en producción, y 1 cabezas de ganado lechero preñada. El destino del crédito es para comprar un tanque de enfriamiento, donde un grupo de personas está haciendo un gran esfuerzo para comprar un tanque de enfriamiento, ya que la producción que sacan les queda muy lejos para ir a entregar, en ese sentido, será de mayor beneficio para la clienta y sus demás compañeras. Actualmente la clienta vive en la localidad de Esquilan Chico que se encuentra en la Provincia de Quillacollo del Departamento de Cochabamba.

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
  • 134
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  • $36,286,225
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Elsa to (jointly) buy a milk cooling tank.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013