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Vilma Abigail
Vilma is 40 years old. She has a partner and two children.

She lives with her two children as her life partner emigrated abroad. Vilma has spent four years selling fruit and soft drinks that she prepares herself. She acquires the products she needs at a market in a city in the east of the country.

Vilma is applying for a loan to build a bedroom for her children, since their house is small. With the additional room, her children would have privacy, and space to keep their things and to do their homework. This will make their home more comfortable. Vilma would like to have her own room and to be able to allow her children to study so they can become professionals.
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La señora Vilma tiene 40 años D. edad, es acompañada con dos hijos.

Ella vive con sus dos hijos, ya que su compañero D. vida emigro a otro país. Vilma tiene 4 años D. dedicarse a la venta D. frutas y refrescos que ella misma prepara. Los productos que necesita los adquiere en el mercado D. una ciudad del oriente del país.

Vilma solicita el préstamo para, construir una habitación para sus hijos, ya que la vivienda es pequeña, y con la habitación adicional sus hijos tendrían privacidad, espacio para tener sus cosas y desarrollar sus tareas escolares. Así su vivienda será más confortable. Vilma desea tener su propia habitación y brindarles el estudio a sus hijos y que sean profesionales.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 745
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Vilma Abigail to build a bedroom for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013