Update on CesarAccording to references, Cesar is a hard working person of a humble condition. He has worked since he was very young as a metallurgist, but he currently works in public transportation. He works with the Taxitrufi line.
Today he is requesting this loan to renovate his home, by making improvements to the interior of the building. It is located in an area that has all the basic services.
He indicates that with this loan, you will help him to realize the aspirations that he has personally or with his family. Cesar is single, but has a son who depends on his income. For him, he would like to continue working to generate greater income to provide him with a better quality of life.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Cesar is 41 years old and single. He could not study for a professional career due to economic problems, and instead had to take a job as a driver. For a number of years, he has been dedicated to transporting the public in a taxi. He works in the urban area of the city of Tarija. Cesar tells ... More from Cesar's previous loan »
About CIDRECIDRE 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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Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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