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Gisela Veronica
Gisela is 29 years old and lives in Chinameca, in the department of San Miguel. She lives with her mother and her siblings. She has an 8-year-old son who is economically dependent on her.

She has been an employee of the Municipality of Chinameca for 2 years, working from Monday to Friday in the position of assistant in the civil registry. At present, she would like to improve the current condition of the roof of her home, and she is requesting a loan to buy all of the necessary materials, such as shingles, nails, wood, and paint. With these materials, she will be able to renovate the roof.

With this investment, she will help her family, because they will be in a more secure home and will enjoy a better quality of life. Gisela's aspirations are to keep her job and do her work better every day, since her son depends on her support, and she wants to provide him with everything he needs. She would also like to finish her university studies in Business Administration.
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Gisela de 29 años de edad, reside en Chinameca departamento de San Miguel, vive con su madre y hermanos, tiene un hijo de 8 años de edad, el cual depende económicamente de ella.
Ella es empleada de la Alcaldía municipal de Chinameca desde hace 2 años, laborando de lunes a viernes con un cargo de auxiliar de registro familiar. Por el momento desea mejorar la condición actual del techo de su vivienda y solicita un préstamo para comprar todo lo necesario en materiales como: láminas, clavos, madera, pintura, con estos materiales llevara a cabo la remodelación del techo.
Con esta inversión ayudara a su familia para que estén en un lugar más seguro y gocen de una mejora calidad de vida. Las aspiraciones de Gisela es cuidar su empleo y realizarlo cada día mejor, ya que de ahí depende su hijo a quien quiere apoyar en lo necesario y también ella quiere terminar su carrera universitaria en Administración de Empresas.

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About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 665
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  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Gisela Veronica buying materials to repair her roof: shingles, nails, wood and paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2014