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Various people who live near Hernan said he is a very hard working person. He has been separated from his wife for the last six years. He is currently single. For the past two years he has been working in Puerto Villarroel. He earns an income by fishing. He has a small fishing boat with an outboard motor, which he bought secondhand. He wakes up very early in the morning, to go up river, where he is able to catch the best fish and later sells them in town. He lives with his two sons, but it should be noted that his sons are both married and independent. He is very happy to be living with his grand children, but he works hard to be able to provide a better quality of life to his family. He needs to make improvements to his work tools, which will allow him to catch more fish.
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El señor Hernan es una persona muy trabajadora indican varias personas de su zona, el esta separado hace mas de seis años de su pareja, actualmente vive solo, hace dos años que él trabaja en la localidad de puerto villarroel, se dedica a la pesca, cuenta con un pequeño barquito de pesca con un motor fuera de borda que se compro de segunda mano, él se levanta a muy tempranas horas por la mañana para ir a rio arriba y así poder pescar los mejores peces y poder comercializarlos en el pueblo, vive con sus dos hijos, cabe señalar que sus hijos son personas casadas e independientes, él es muy feliz alado de sus nietos pero él se esmera para tratar de llevar una vida mejor junto a su familia, el necesita mejorar sus herramientas de trabajo y así mejorar su desempeño en la pesca

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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
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Hernan to purchase tools and do maintenance on the tools he currently uses for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2012
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014