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María Pricila
María is 55 years old. She is a single mother with three children. For one year she has been buying and selling livestock. Every Wednesday she travels to a market, some 12 kilometers from her home, to buy livestock. As there are a few of them who travel to the market, they pay a truck to transport the animals back to their homes.

María is requesting a loan to buy two calves. She will care for them until they grow up into oxen and then she will be able to provide their services to farmers and make new income. She would to continue increasing the number of animals she has for her business as some of the animals she keeps are for her business and the rest she keeps longer for herself.
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La señora María tiene 55 años de edad, es madre soltera de tres hijos. Ella lleva un año dedicándose a la compra y venta de ganado. Todos los días miércoles ella se traslada al tiangue que esta a unos 12 kilómetros del lugar donde vive a comprar el ganado. Como son varias personas las que van a comprar al tiangue pagan un camión para trasladar los animales a sus casas.

Doña Maria solicita el préstamo para comprar dos terneros, para darles mantenimiento hasta que se desarrollen como bueyes. Luego ella podrá proporcionar sus servicios a los agricultores con los bueyes y recibir nuevos ingresos. Ella desea que su negocio siga aumentando el número de animales, ya que de los que tiene una parte es para el negocio y la otra los mantiene más tiempo para ella.

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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
  • 562
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,015,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped María Pricila to buy two calves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 7, 2012
Listed
Jun 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013