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Elia Hermenegilda
Señora Elia is 58 years old and has a son. She has worked for 32 years; she began by doing household chores and then later learned to manage the business of her brothers' store.

She will use the loan to buy lotions, medicines, drinks, clothing, soap, churros, and basic food and home-furnishing items for the store. With the loan she will pay for the purchase of the merchandise since before they sold it in order to pay monthly, but it came out to be more expensive.

She hopes her income will improve so that her family will not lack food, housing, and health. Her goal is to constantly improve her business in order to receive a better income.
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La señora Elia tiene 58 años de edad, tiene un hijo. Desde hace 32 años que ella trabaja, empezó realizando los oficios domésticos, luego aprendió en el negocio de una tienda de sus hermanos a administrarla.

El préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de lociones, medicamentos, bebidas, ropa, jabones, churros, productos de la canasta básica y mobiliario para la tienda. Con el préstamo pagara la compra de la mercadería, ya que antes se la vendían para pagar al mes pero le salía más cara. Ella, espera que sus ingresos mejoren, para que a su familia no le falte la alimentación, vivienda y salud. Su objetivo, es mejor constantemente su negocio; para recibir buenos ingresos.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 709
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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 Elia Hermenegilda to buy lotions, medicines, drinks, clothing, soap, churros, and basic food and home-furnishing items for the store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013