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Fidelia is 61 years old. She has three children and always has been a single mother. Since the age of 15, she has worked in the capital of the country as a domestic employee for more than twenty years to provide all that is necessary to her parents. During that time, she learned how to manage her money and, with time, she ordered the building of her own adobe house.

Although some years ago she suffered an accident and fractured her foot, she has always fought and to contribute to her family, she started a store selling basic necessity products. She made orders with her suppliers and they made deliveries to her house on Saturdays and, in this way, she stocked her store.

Fidelia is requesting a loan from Fundacion Campo to purchase more products and to stock the store to offer more to her customers. Obtaining income for the family allows her to improve her quality of life and that of her children and grandchildren since the business is profitable. She wishes to improve her store continuously, repair her house and help her grandchildren with their education.
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La señora Fidelia tiene 61 años de edad, tiene tres hijos y siempre ha sido una madre soltera. Desde la edad de 15 años ella trabajo en la capital del país como empleada domestica por más de 20 años para brindarles todo lo necesario a sus padres. Tiempo en el cual ella aprendió a administrar su dinero y con el tiempo mando a construir su propia casa de adobe.

A pesar de que hace algunos años ella sufrió un accidente y se fracturo un pie, siempre ha luchado y aportar a su familia instalo una tienda de productos de primera necesidad. Ella realiza los pedidos a sus proveedores y se los llevan a su casa todos los sábados y así surte su tienda.

La señora Fidelia solicita un préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar más productos y surtir la tienda para ofrecer más a sus clientes, obteniendo ingresos económicos para la familia que le permitan mejorar su calidad de vida, la de sus hijos y nietos, pues el negocio es rentable. Ella desea mejorar continuamente su tienda, repellar su vivienda y ayudar a sus nietos con el estudio.

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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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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 723
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,313,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Fidelia to purchase more products and stock her store in order to offer more to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2012
Apr 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012