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Alberto Luiz
Señor Alberto is a hard-working and responsible person. He completed elementary school but did not graduate from high school for economic reasons. Because he needed a job, he began a taxi service, transporting public customers in his own vehicle (Taxitrufi). Señor Alberto is currently seeking a loan in order to repair a mechanical part in his car and continue working. He is currently renting a room but he has to share it. He states that this loan would help him to achieve some day his dream of having his own home, which would be more comfortable and peaceful. In addition, having a roof over his head would allow him to start thinking about his future and of having his own family who could enjoy everything he has worked for. He would feel great satisfaction in achieving his dreams.
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El señor Alberto es una persona responsable y trabajador, curso hasta la primaria, no pudo concluir el bachillerato por problemas económicos, viéndose en la necesidad de buscar trabajo, es así que hoy en día el desempeña la labor de transportista de pasajeros públicos, el señor Alberto trabaja con su vehículo ( Taxitrufi ). El señor Alberto desea el presente crédito para poder refaccionar la parte mecánica de su vehículo y seguir de esta forma en este rubro. El señor Albeto actualmente vive en condición de inquilino, ya que el mismo no cuenta con una vivienda propia, es así que indica que el apoyo que se le dé con el presente crédito, contribuirá a poder lograr el sueño de algún día poder contar con una casa propia, tener mayor comodidad y tranquilidad además de contar con un techo y de esa forma pensar a futuro tener su propia familia con la cual pueda disfrutar todo lo que él quiso y de esta forma además sentirse más satisfecho de haber logrado lo que quiso.

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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
  • 108
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  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Alberto Luiz to replace an electrical part in his car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014