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Margarita is 36 years old. She has been married to Sabino for 18 years and they have five minor children. They live in the community of Alto Colomi Liquintaya, which is located 54 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba. Margarita and her family are farmers and earn income from selling potatoes, beans, and oca at the weekly market in Colomi. She also raises cattle.

Margarita is a humble, hardworking, and responsible person. She will use this loan to purchase farming supplies, organic fertilizer, potato seeds, and agrochemical products. She spent her savings on the purchase of farm land in the community of Santa Isabel. Now she will use these supplies to plant during this season to ensure her family's food security.
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El señora Margarita tiene 36 años de edad casado con el Sr. Sabino hace 18 años tienen 5 hijos menores dependientes viven en la comunidad de Alto Colomi Liquintaya a 54 km de la ciudad de Cbba. Doña Margarita y su familia se dedican a la actividad agrícola de donde tiene ingresos económicos vende papa, haba, oca en la feria semanal de Colomi al contado, también cría ganado vacuno, Doña Margarita es una persona humilde trabajadora y responsable. Doña Margarita para comprar insumos agrícolas abono orgánico, semilla de papa, productos agroquímicos, el ahorro que tenía gasto en la compra de terreno agrícola en la comunidad de Santa Isabel, ahora teniendo insumos agrícolas sembrara en esta campaña agrícola garantizando la seguridad alimentaria 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.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,246,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Margarita to purchase farming supplies, fertilizer, potato seeds, and agrochemical products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2014