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Claudina is a humble person who earns her living though milk production and agriculture.  

Over the last season it had not been going well because her milk-cows are pregnant. Because of her low income, and in order to increase her number of milk-cows, she needs some help.

Despite these circumstances, she and her husband are trying to provide the basic necessities for her family, which every day seeks to improve, together with her daughters, for a better future with the participation of the entire family in agriculture. 

The area where she carries out her business has a strong potential for agriculture and milk production. For this reason she is asking for a loan, to strengthen her activity with an increase in the number of milking cows. She is very hardworking and determined. She is also very sociable in the area, which allows her to form relationships with people and spread the effects of the loan throughout the zone. 
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La Sra. Claudina es una persona humilde que se dedica a la actividad de la lechería y agricultura, en la última gestión le fue regular porque sus lecheras estan en estado de preñez por lo que bajo sus ingresos, y para aumentar el número de lecheras quiere la ayuda necesaria , pese a estos antecedentes ponen los esfuerzos necesarios junto a su esposo para sustentar las necesidades básicas de la familia , que día a día busca el superarse junto a sus hijas por un futuro mejor, con la participación activa de la familia en la agricultura. la zona donde realiza la actividad es lugar potencial de la lechería y la agricultura es por eso que ella necesita el crédito, para poder fortalecer su actividad con el aumento de número de cabezas lecheras, a su manera de desempeño es muy trabajadora empeñosa. Además doña Claudina es una persona sociable en su zona, el cual le da oportunidad de relacionarse y poder transmitir la ayuda prestada a otras personas.

Additional Information


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
  • 126
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Claudina to buy milk cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014