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Señor Fernando lives in the province of Cercado, in the department of the city of Cochabamba. He is single, and is a very hard-working person. He lives with his mother and his siblings. His main source of income is providing passenger transportation service, which he does in the city of Cochabamba.

He currently has unfinished construction of two rooms. He is requesting the loan to finish the construction of these rooms in his home, and so be able to provide better space and comfort for his mother and siblings.

He is grateful to Kiva for the support of this loan, which is being offered to him through the financial institution CIDRE.
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El señor fernando vive en la provincia de Cercado, en el departamento de la cuidad de Cochabamba, es soltero, es uan persona muy trabajadora, vive con su madre y sus hermanos, la principal fuente de ingresos es el servicio de transporte de pasajeros que el realiza en la cuidad de Cochabamba, actualmente una construcción sin concluir de dos habitaciones. El requiere un prestamo para terminar de hacer construir sus habitaciones en su vivienda y asi poder dar mayor espacio y comodidad a su madre y hermanos. El agradece a KIVA por el apoyo del préstamo que le otorgan mediante la institución financiera CIDRE

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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About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 136
    View loans »
    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,346,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Fernando to finish building work in his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014