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Ignacia, 40, is married and lives in her own home in the province of Tiraque. She studied through primary school and has 8 dependent children in her care. Her business is farming and she produces 110 loads of potatoes and 3 loads of peas. She plants these crops on approximately 4 hectares of land that she owns in the same town where she lives. Her children, neighbors and temporary workers help her with the farming. She lives in a rustic home made of adobe.

She will use the loan to buy land that will help her to improve her financial situation and also the quality of life for her children.
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La señora Ignacia, es una persona de 40 años de edad de estado civil casada, alcanzo estudiar hasta la primaria, vive en su casa propia ubicada en la provincia de Tiraque, tiene ocho dependientes económicos a cargo que son sus hijos, la actividad principal a la que se dedica es la agricultura, produce Papa 110 cargas, Arveja 3 Cargas. La siembra de estos cultivos los realiza aproximadamente en una superficie cultivable de 4 Has. que están ubicados en la misma localidad y que son terrenos propios , los trabajos agrícolas los realiza con la colaboración de sus hijos, vecinos y de trabajadores eventuales, vive en una casa rustica de adobe, con este préstamo comprara un terreno que le ayudara a mejorar sus condiciones económicos y por tanto también la calidad de vida de sus dependientes.

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
  • 123
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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 Ignacia to buy land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2016