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Silvia Jeannette
Ms. Silvia is 26 years old and the single mother of a son.

She has a fruit plantation where she grows jocotes (plum), oranges, avocados, zapotes (sapote plum) and coffee. She has been in business for six years and learned the trade from her mother grew and sold fruit.

Silvia must walk a kilometer to catch the bus to go buy supplies. For the return trip she has to pay $3.00 to take a motortaxi and transport the products home.

The loan will be used to buy fertilizer and fungicides for better fruit production and also to pay for cleaning and fertilizing worker costs. In this manner she will be able to increase her income and improve her family's quality of life. In the future Silvia plans to diversify the variety of her fruit trees for better production and increased income.
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La señora Silvia, tiene 26 años de edad, es madre soltera de un hijo.

Ella se dedica, a las actividades de fertilización y limpieza de su plantación de árboles frutales: jocote, naranjas, aguacates, zapotes y café. Ya tiene seis años de dedicarse a esto, ella lo aprendió gracias al esfuerzo de su mamá, quien inicio este cultivo y la venta de frutas.

Silvia debe caminar a pie un kilómetro, hacia un desvió y abordar un autobús, para ir a comprar los insumos, para el regreso a su casa, debe pagar $3.00 dólares a una mototaxi, para que la lleve a su casa con los productos.

El préstamo será invertido, en la compra de fertilizantes y fungicidas, con el objetivo de obtener una buena producción de frutas y también para pago de las labores de limpieza y fertilización. De esta forma, ella recibirá un mejor ingreso, lo cual le servirá para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia. En un futuro Maria, planea diversificar la variedad de árboles frutales, pare tener una mayor producción y aumentar la fuente de ingresos.

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About CrediCampo

This loan is administered by CrediCampo, a Kiva Field Partner in El Salvador. CrediCampo seeks to improve the lives of rural communities and their families in areas including health, education, basic services, and infrastructure. Through its Community Development Unit, CrediCampo provides scholarships, leadership development training, and financial education programs for families in rural areas. CrediCampo’s work is crucial in addressing the issue of poverty in El Salvador. Based on 2009 estimates, 37.8% of the population lives below the poverty line. To learn more about CrediCampo and their work, visit their partner page.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 585
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,939,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Silvia Jeannette to buy fertilizer and fungicides for fruit trees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 12, 2011
Listed
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 16, 2012