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Máximo is 45 years old and his family has six members; the parents and four children. He is from a humble family of scarce economic resources, which is why he cultivates very small pieces of land. He lives in the community Mizque and has been working with agriculture and livestock for 27 years. He produces onions, potatoes, and beans for the family's own consumption and he sells the surplus to merchants in Mizque.

Máximo is a very respected person in his community because of his dedication to his work and his sense of responsibility as regards feeding and educating his children. Máximo is requesting this loan in order to buy more seeds, compost, and agrochemicals so that he can increase and improve the quality of his production, thus improving the living conditions of his whole family.
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Don Máximo tiene 45 años de edad, su familia está compuesto de seis miembros los dos padres y cuatro hijos, es de una familia humilde de escasos recursos económicos por lo tanto cultiva superficies muy pequeñas, vive en la comunidad de Mizque, trabaja en la agricultura y la pecuaria desde hace 27 años produce cebolla, papa y frejol para la alimentación de su familia y el excedente los comercializa en el mismo lugar donde vive a los comerciante de la misma población de Mizque. Don Máximo una persona muy respetado en su comunidad, por la dedicación a su trabajo y por ser el responsable de la alimentación y la educación de sus hijos, Don Máximo está solicitando el presente crédito para comprar más semillas abonos y agroquímicos, para mejorar la calidad y aumentar su producción y de esta forma tener más ingresos y mejorar las condiciones de vida de toda su familia.

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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
  • 135
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,346,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Maximo to buy seeds, compost, and agrochemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015