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Jose Ernesto
José, 19, is a humble young man. He is single and lives with his parents in the village of Colomi, although he is economically independent. He is hardworking, responsible and since he was a small boy, he has worked in agriculture, receiving an income from the seasonal sales of potatoes and green beans.

José is requesting a loan to buy organic fertilizer (hen droppings) and a bull to fatten. With this purchase, he will be ready for the sowing season. He will continue helping his parents and fighting for a better future.
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El joven José es una persona humilde de 19 años de edad, estado civil soltero, vive junto a sus padres, económicamente muy independiente, vive en la comunidad de Colomi. El joven es trabajador, responsable, desde muy pequeño se dedico a la producción agrícola con ingresos económicos por la venta estacional de papa y haba en vaina verde dentro del año, José solicita crédito para comprar abono orgánico (gallinaza) y además una cabeza de ganado vacuno de engorde. Jose con la compra del abono y la cabeza de ganado estará listo para enfrentar la época de la siembra de esta campaña agrícola como también siempre ayudara a sus padres así para poder tener un mejor futuro.

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
  • 120
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,651,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jose Ernesto to buy organic fertilizer and a bull to fatten.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015