Ronal is 29 years old and single, and lives in a house with his parents and siblings, with whom he shares some expenses. He has a son who is dependent on his income and is cared for by his grandmother since he was abandoned by his mother. He works in construction from Monday through Friday, and has been a bricklayer for 5 years. On the weekends he helps his sister in her hardware store. This is how he earns his income, working responsibly and with a great desire to get ahead. He is requesting a loan to buy furniture, because the furniture that he has is old and in poor shape. With this he will be able to provide his son with better living conditions.
El señor Ronal de 29 años de edad, soltero, vive en la casa de sus padres y hermanos con quienes comparte algunos gastos, tiene un hijo que depende de sus ingresos, y se queda al cuidado de su abuelita ya que su madre lo abandono. Se dedica a prestar servicios de construcción, trabaja como maestro albañil desde hace 5 años, de lunes a sábado y los fines de semana ayuda a su hermana quien tiene su ferretería, de esta manera genera sus ingresos, trabajando con responsabilidad y con muchas ganas de superarse, ahora solicita un crédito para la compra de muebles ya que los que tiene se encuentran muy viejos y deteriorados, de esta forma podrá ofrecerle a su hijo mayor bienestar y mejores condiciones de vida.
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.