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Hermogenes is 61 years old, married, has an elementary school education, and lives in the community of Tiraque. His main activity is farming and he raises the following products in the following annual average amounts: 45 bushels of potatoes, 30 bushels of Ocra, 25 bushels of smooth potatoes. He grows them on 3 hectares of his own farmland. During the harvest season he does the work with help from workers to whom he pays Bs. 50. He lives in a rustic adobe home. He will use the money from this loan to buy a yoke that will allow him to work and generate income that will improve his quality of life and that of his dependents.
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El señor Hermogenes, es una persona de 61 años de edad, de estado civil casado, alcanzo a estudiar hasta la primaria vive en su propia casa en la comunidad de Tiraque, la actividad principal a que se dedica el señor Hermogenes es la agricultura de tal forma produce los siguientes productos en promedio anual y en las cantidades siguientes: Papa 45 cargas, Oca 30 cargas, Papa liza 25 cargas. La siembra de estos cultivos lo realiza en sus propios terrenos en una superficie de 3 Hectáreas, por otro lado el señor Hermogenes en época de siembra y cosecha lo realizan con la colaboración de trabajadores eventuales a los que les cancela el jornal trabajado a Bs. 50. Vive en una casa rustica de adobe, con este préstamo comprara una yunta, esta yunta le permitirá trabajar para el arado y le generara ingresos que mejoraran su calidad de vida y la 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
  • 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 $1,025 helped Hermogenes to buy a yoke.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 1, 2014