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Yolanda
Sra. Yolanda is 39 years old and accompanied by her four children. She is an enterprising woman who buys and sells clothing for women, men, and children such as skirts, shirts, trousers, and undergarments. Yolanda has been in the retail business for two years and learned this trade from her aunt, who convinced her to start her own business. She previously devoted herself to housework.


Yolanda buys her merchandise in the capital because the prices are cheaper and there is a greater variety of products to satisfy all tastes. She travels twice a week and must wake up very early to board a bus. When she returns in the afternoon, Yolanda prepares the merchandise that she will sell the following day. She goes from house to house, but she also sell from her home because she has customers who come to her in search of merchandise.


This loan will be invested in the purchase of a large quantity of clothes so that she will have more variety to offer. This will enable her to sell more and keep her customers satisfied. At the same time, she will be able to generate more income and improve the quality of life for herself and her family. Yolanda desires to have a stable business so that she can offer a wider variety of products for all ages.

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La señora Yolanda, tiene 39 años de edad, esta acompañada con cuatro hijos.

Yolanda es una mujer muy emprendedora, que se dedica a la compra y venta de ropa para damas, caballeros, como: faldas, camisas, pantalones y ropa interior, al por menor desde hace 2 años. Ella lo aprendió de una tía, que la incentivo a establecer su propio negocio, anteriormente se dedicaba a realizar los oficios de la casa

La mercadería la compra en la capital del país, por que aquí la compra mas barato y encuentra una gran variedad de mercadería para todos los gustos, viaja dos veces por semana. Se levanta muy temprano para abordar el autobús, en la tarde regresa a preparar la mercadería que saldrá a vender el siguiente día a pie casa por casa y también vende en la casa, por que hay clientes que llegan a buscarla.

El préstamo será invertido en la compra, de más cantidad de prendas de vestir, para tener variedad para ofrecer y poder vender más y que los clientes se sientan satisfechos.

Al mismo tiempo ella recibirá mayores ingresos y mejorara su calidad de vida para ella y su familia. Yolanda desea tener un negocio estable, y ofrecer la mayor variedad de mercadería para todas las edades.

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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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 782
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Yolanda to buy a large quantity of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 14, 2011
Listed
Nov 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012