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Omar is 19 years old and single. He works in the production of raw milk. He currently has two dairy cows that are producing and one that is pregnant. He gives all the milk produced to his sister who sells it in different regional markets in each place. He currently lives about 13 kilometers south of Cochabamba. The house where he lives is owned by his family. He lives with his parents and his siblings. The new Kiva loan is for purchasing dairy cows, in order to increase his income from selling milk. One way or another he will be able to meet the needs of his household. This is why we are sharing this little biography of him, for your information.
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El cliente, Omar, es un joven de 19 años de edad, es soltero, el cliente se dedica a la producción de la leche cruda, en donde actualmente tiene 2 cabezas de ganado lechero en producción y 1 cabezas de ganado en gestación, la leche que produce el cliente entrega la producción en su totalidad a su hermana quien vende en las distintas ferias regionales de cada lugar, actualmente el cliente vive por la zona sur de la ciudad de Cochabamba, aproximadamente a 13 km de la ciudad de Cochabamba, la casa donde vive el cliente es propia y de su familia, el cliente vive con sus papás y sus hermanos, el destino del nuevo crédito de la institución es para la compra de cabeza de ganado lechero, para aumentar sus ingresos por la venta de leche, y de alguna u otra manera podrá satisfacer sus necesidades que tiene en su domicilio, es por lo cual reflejamos esta pequeña historia de la cliente, para el conocimiento de todos ustedes.

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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
  • 118
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,714,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Omar to buy dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2012
Oct 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014