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Norma Elizabeth
Norma is 38 years old. She is a single mother of a son. She has been making and selling stuffed tortillas for several years in order to obtain earnings to support her family. She buys her ingredients to make the tortillas in the stores in her community and in a city that is 24 kilometers from where she lives.

She is asking for a loan through Fundación Campo, in order to improve her housing as the walls are in a state of disrepair and she needs to plaster them so they become more secure and so that they are able to resist the weather conditions. The money from the loan will help her be more secure and she will not be afraid to live in her home.
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Norma tiene 38 años de edad, es madre soltera de un hijo. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta de pupusas desde hace varios años de los cuales obtiene los ingresos para el sostenimiento de su familia. Los insumos para elaborar las pupusas las compra en las tiendas de su comunidad y en una ciudad que esta a 24 kilómetros de donde vive.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para mejorar su vivienda, ya que las paredes se encuentran en mal estado y tiene que repellarlas para que estén más seguras y resistan a las condiciones climáticas. Con la inversión ella estará más segura y no tendrá miedo de habitar en su hogar.

Additional Information

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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,095,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Norma Elizabeth to improve her housing as the walls are in a state of disrepair and she will become more secure and not be afraid to live in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 16, 2012
Listed
Sep 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013