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María Cacimira
Ms. Maria is 44 years old and married with four children.

Since she was a girl, Maria has worked in agriculture. Her parents taught her how to work with young animals and cattle. She started this work after her first son was born, so that she could help with the household expenses. For the last seven years, she has also had her own store in the community where she lives.

Ms. Maria buys pigs at a livestock market that is about 40 minutes by bus from her house. One of her sons accompanies her. She buys pigs, fattens them, and sells them.

She is requesting a loan from Fundación Campo to buy six pigs and feed to fatten them up. This way she can sell them at a better price so she can earn enough to offer her children a better life, an education, and everything they need to develop well.

Ms. Maria would like to make some improvements to her home and to stock more products at her store. She says that everything she does is to provide her children with a better future.
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La señora Maria tiene 44 años de edad, es casada con cuatro hijos.

Ella desde que era una niña se ha dedicado a trabajar en la agricultura, sus padres le enseñaron a trabajar con especies menores y en la ganadería, esto lo empezó a realizar desde que nació su primer hijo, para ayudar con los gastos del hogar. También desde hace siete años que administra su propia tienda en la comunidad donde vive.

La señora Maria, compra cerdos en un tiangue que esta a cuarenta minutos de su casa en autobús, ella se hace acompañar de uno de sus hijos. Ella compra los cerdos, los engorda y luego los vende.

Ella solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar seis cerdos y concentrado para engordarlos, de esta manera podrá venderlos después a mejor precio, que le permita obtener ganancias suficientes para brindarles a sus hijos una vida mejor, brindarles el estudio y lo que necesitan para que tengan un buen desarrollo.

La señora Maria, desea realizar unos arreglos a su vivienda, así como surtir de más productos la tienda que ella tiene en la comunidad, ella manifiesta que todo lo hace para proporcionarles a sus hijos un futuro mejor.

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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.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 607
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,169,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Cacimira to buy six pigs and feed to fatten them up.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 4, 2012
Listed
Jan 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2012