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Alberto, 33, currently lives with his partner in his brother-in-law's house. He studied up to high school. He has three dependents, his children.

Alberto provides porter services for a school. He also works in agriculture, growing potatoes and beans annually. He carries out this agricultural activity on his parents' land in the community of Cochimita Tiraque.

Alberto shows himself to be someone who wants to improve himself economically in life, and for this he needs to request operating capital to buy merchandise for his partner's store. She makes a living selling food such as cookies, gum, soft drinks, and other things. She makes her sales in a store located inside the school, so with their various activities the couple improves their income as well as the quality of life of their dependents.
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El señor Alberto, de 33 años de edad, actualmente vive en concubinato, vive en la casa de su cuñado, alcanzo a estudiar hasta bachillerato, cuenta con tres dependientes económicos los cuales son sus hijos. La actividad económica a la que se dedica el señor Alberto es el servicio de portería en una escuela, pero también se dedica a la actividad agrícola que anualmente produce: papa y haba, esta actividad agrícola la desarrolla en los terrenos de sus padres que están ubicados en la comunidad de Cochimita Tiraque. El Señor Alberto manifiesta ser una persona con aspiraciones de superarse económicamente en la vida y para tal efecto se ve en la necesidad de solicitar capital de operación para compra de mercadería para su tienda de su concubina, la cual se dedica a la venta de alimentos como ser: galletas, masticables, refrescos y otros; la venta lo realiza en una tienda que está ubicada dentro del colegio, de tal forma la pareja con sus distintas actividades mejoran sus ingresos por lo tanto también la calidad de vida de sus dependientes.

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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
  • 120
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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 $1,500 helped Alberto to buy merchandise for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014