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Tiburcio is a man of 58. He is married, and lives in his own house. He went to school as far as primary, and has one dependent: his daughter.

The livelihood of the client and his wife is clearly farming and the main products he grows and sells are potatoes, lima beans, peas, barley and corn. He plants these crops on his own parcels of land which are located in the community of Payco Mayu Bajo in the municipality of Tíraque, which is approximately 65 km from the city of Cochabamba.

Tiburcio and his wife say they are hard-working and responsible people who wish to improve themselves and increase their agricultural production. To that end, they see the need to apply for investment capital, in order to purchase chicken manure and potato seed. In this way they can get greater productivity and thereby improve their family's quality of life.
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Tiburcio, es una persona de 58 años de edad, vive en su casa propia, de estado civil casado, alcanzo a estudiar la primaria, y cuenta con una sola dependiente económica a cargo la cual es su hija. La actividad económica del cliente y su esposa es netamente la producción agrícola y los principales productos que cultiva y comercializa son la papa, haba, arveja, cebada y maíz; la siembra de estos cultivos los realiza en sus propias parcelas que se hallan situadas en la comunidad de Payco Mayu Bajo del municipio de Tíraque que esta distante aproximadamente a unos 65 Km. desde la ciudad de Cochabamba. El señor Marín y su esposa manifiestan ser personas trabajadores y responsables que quieren superarse e incrementar su producción agrícola y para tal efecto se ven en la necesidad de solicitar capital de inversión para la compra de abono de gallinaza y semilla de papa y de tal forma obtener mayor productividad y a través de ello mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 150
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,651,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Tiburcio to buy chicken manure and potato seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014