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Mirna Morelia
Mirna is a 56 year old widow, and she has five children. She lives with her three minor children; the two oldest live outside of the country.

Mirna has been taking care of livestock for over five years. When her husband died she took charge, with help from her children, of all of the household expenses. She goes to Tiangue, which is 20 kilometers from her house, to buy the animals.

The loan that she is requesting from the Fundación Campo is to buy two lactating cows. Her objective is to increase the amount of available milk to sell and to sell curds. She intends to process the milk in order to make cheese and cream to sell. She wants to teach her children everything good so that they will become good people.
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Mirna tiene 56 años de edad, es viuda y tiene cinco hijos. Ella vive con sus tres hijos menores, los dos mayores viven fuera del paìs. Mirna tiene màs de cinco años de dedicarse al cuido de ganado, debido a que cuando murio su esposo se hizo cargo de todos los gastos del hogar con ayuda de sus hijos. Para comprar los animales se traslada al tiangue que esta a veinte kilometros de su casa.

El prèstamo que esta solicitando a Fundaciòn Campo, es para comprar dos vacas en lactancia. Con el objetivo de aumentar la cantidad de leche disponible para venderla y para vender guajada. Lo que ella pretende es procesar la leche para elaborar queso, crema y venderlos. Ella desea enseñarles a sus hijos todo lo bueno para que ellos sean buenas personas.

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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
  • 783
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  • $26,231,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Mirna Morelia to buy two lactating cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013