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Mr. Apolinar lives in the community of Colomi. He is 25 years old and married. He is a hardworking man. He works in agriculture. He grows crops on land that he inherited from his parents. He grows potatoes, broad green beans and oca (a root vegetable). He rotates his crops each year. He also has cattle, two that he is fattening for meat and two cows for milk. Mr. Apolinar is requesting this loan in order to purchase 18 cubics of organic fertilizer. He would like to take advantage of this time when the prices are low. They deliver the fertilizer to her site. Apolinar is happy to have the opportunity to apply for this loan. With the help of this institution, and by purchasing the organic fertilizer, he will be able to grow potatoes and other products. This will give him food security and help him generate earnings in the future.
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El Sr. Apolinar vive en la comunidad de Colomi, tiene 25 años de edad, de estado civil casado, es una persona trabajadora, se dedican a la agricultura siembra en terreno de 1 Ha herencia de sus padres produce papa, haba en vaina verde y oca, con rotación de cultivos con experiencia en el rubro, además cuenta con cabezas de ganado 2 de engorde y 2 lecheras. El Sr Apolinar requiere el crédito para la compra de abono orgánico 18 cubos, quiere aprovechar esta época porque los precios son bajos y le entregan en el mismo lugar. Apolinar está contento al tener la oportunidad de acceder al crédito, además de poder contar con la ayuda de la institución porque con la compra de abono orgánico ya tiene asegurado la siembra de papa y otros productos para la seguridad alimentaria y generar ingresos a futuro.

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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
  • 113
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  • $36,698,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Apolinar to buy organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015