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Santiago only finished elementary school at his neighborhood school. He is single and lives in the Sullcavi Titiri community within the Aroma province. When he was young he went to Brazil to work but didn’t earn a good salary. He worked like a slave and returned to his native community to care for his 85 year old mother when his father passed away. His mother gave him some farmland to work and he needs resources to increase his production, buy a water pump, and a dairy cow so that he can use the milk to make cheese. This will increase his income so that he can get ahead.
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El solicitante Santiago, solo curso hasta primaria en la escuela de su Comunidad de estado civil soltero mayor de edad vive actualmente en la Comunidad Sullcavi Titiri de prov. aroma y desde muy joven se fue al país del Brasil trabajo varios años como empleado y no ganaba un buen sueldo mas bien trabajo como esclavitud en otro país y luego cuando su papá falleció en la Comunidad y volvió el Santiago a su Comunidad origen para cuidar a su mamá tiene edad de 85 años. Por el cual que su mamá le dieron terreno para que trabaje con producción de agrícola. Como no tiene mucho recursos económicos, el necesita para mejorar la producción y para comprar una bomba de agua con su accesorios y también compra un ganado vacuno lechera para producir queso y la mejores ganancias para sobre salir adelante.

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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
  • 108
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Santiago to buy farming supplies and a cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014