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Omar Alvarito
Omar is a hardworking person from a humble background. He has worked since he was very young in agriculture but for the last six years he has made a living specifically in the production of grapevines. He has three children who depend on his financial income. He has lived with his partner for more than four years.

Currently he is requesting a loan to purchase nets for his land to protect against hail since in this time of the year the area in which he produces is prone to this kind of natural disaster that can affect his crops. In this way he will manage to minimize the risk in his production in order to continue obtaining income and in this way maintain his family.
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El señor Omar es una persona trabajadora de condición muy humilde, trabaja desde muy joven en la agricultura, pero hace 6 años se dedica específicamente a la producción de vid, tiene tres hijos que dependen de sus ingreso económicos, vive en concubinato hace más de 4 años. Actualmente solicita un crédito para comprar mallas antigranizo para su terreno, ya que en estas épocas del año la zona en la que produce es propensa a este desastre natural que pueda afectar sus cultivos, de esta forma lograra minimizar el riesgo que corre su producción para continuar obteniendo ingresos y asi mantener a 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
  • 126
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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 $1,450 helped Omar Alvarito to purchase nets for his fields to protect against hail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 16, 2013
Jan 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2014