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Rosa Margarita
Sra. Rosa is 63 years old, married and lives with her husband and two grandchildren. Since she was a girl she has been engaged in agricultural activities and was taught by her parents. She, together with her husband, has cultivated corn for several years. She is also raising two grandchildren and wants them to be good people. Thus, she and her husband make sacrifices day after day. She gets up at 4:30 a.m. to milk her cows and then goes to work in her fields which are five kilometers from her house. Later, she returns home to prepare lunch for her grandchildren who arrive from school and to dedicate time to them.

Rosa has to travel by bus to a city 45 minutes away to buy supplies.

She is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer and to pay someone to till the soil for planting. With this investment, she will be able to earn more and buy more cows to increase her production of milk to sell. Rosa wants her grandchildren to have a good education, to be able to support themselves and to be good people.
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La señora Rosa tiene 63 años de edad, es casada, vive con su esposo y dos nietos. Desde que era una niña se dedica a realizar las actividades agrícolas, fueron sus padres quienes le enseñaron. Ella siembra maíz desde hace varios años junto con su esposo. Ella tiene a su cargo a dos nietos y desea que ellos sean personas de bien, por ellos se sacrifica día a día junto con su esposo. Se levanta a las 4:30 a.m. a ordeñar sus vacas, para luego irse a trabajar al lugar donde tiene sus cultivos que están a cinco kilómetros de su casa, luego se regresa a su casa a darles de almorzar a sus nietos que llegan de la escuela y dedicarles tiempo.

Rosa tiene que viajar para comprar los insumos, en una ciudad que esta a cuarenta y cinco minutos de su hogar en autobús.

Él solicita un préstamo para comprar fertilizantes y para pagar quien le are la tierra para cultivar. Con la inversión podrá obtener mayores ingresos y comprar otras vacas para incrementar la producción de leche y venderla. Rosa desea que sus nietos tengan una buena educación, puedan defenderse y ser personas de bien.

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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
  • 436
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Rosa Margarita to buy fertilizer and to pay someone to plow the land for planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 25, 2012
Listed
Feb 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013