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Ana Elsa
Ana, 46, and her husband work hard making crafts (hammocks). She learned the craft as a young girl, and also sells pupusas (stuffed tortillas) for extra income.

Ana and her husband buy supplies, such as cord, for their hammocks every 15 days. They take public transporation that lasts three hours.

She is in need of a loan to buy two boxes of cord, at a cost of $300 each, to increase hammock production. She sells them in a city in the eastern part of the country where she has customers and sales are more profitable. With this investment she hopes to improve her economic income as well as her lifestyle.

Ana would like to buy a vehicle to transport her goods and also sell them in closer communities.
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La señora Ana tiene 46 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo con quien trabaja muy fuerte en la elaboración de artesanías (tejer hamacas). Desde pequeña, ella aprendió el oficio y también vende pupusas para obtener otros ingresos económicos.

Ana junto con su esposo van a comprar los insumos cada quince días, como lo son el hilo para tejer las hamacas, viaja en transporte público durante tres horas.

Ella necesita el préstamo para comprar dos cajas de hilo que cuesta $300 cada uno y aumentar la producción de hamacas. Ella las vende en una ciudad del oriente del país en donde tiene sus clientes y manifiesta que le es muy rentable. Con la inversión ella desea que sus ingresos económicos mejoren al igual que su condición de vida.

Ana desea comprar un vehiculo para trasportar la mercadería y también para venderla en la comunidades cercanas.

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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
  • 719
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  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ana Elsa to buy two boxes of cord, at a cost of $300 each, to increase her hammock production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 27, 2012
Listed
May 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012