Update on Diana EstelaDiana, 24, is married and has a four-month-old son. She and her grandmother have been merchants for five years. Her mother remarried and left home which is why Diana lives with her grandmother and her husband. She and her husband set up a grocery store that they try to stock every day because they want to provide good customer service. To buy products for their store, she must travel to the city and to do so she first walks for half an hour to catch a bus that takes her to the city; it takes 40 minutes to get there and then she has to make the return trip home.
Part of the loan she’s asking Fundación Campo for is to buy a quintal of beans, a quintal of sugar, a quintal of rice, two large jugs of oil, three boxes of soap, RInso [brand of detergent] and lye and the other part is to install electricity at home. Diana currently transfers electricity from her grandmother’s house to hers but the ideal thing is for her to have her own. She will also buy more products because customers demand more things every day to better meet their needs. Her goal is to save up to buy a lot to build a house because where she lives now belongs to a relative. On the other hand, she hopes her business will prosper so that her neighbors won’t have to travel to the city seeking products but will be able to buy them in her store. All her efforts are aimed exclusively at providing her son with food, health, clothing and education.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar un quintal de fríjol, un quintal de azúcar, un quintal de arroz, dos garrafas de aceite, tres cajas de jabón, rinso, lejía y la otra parte para instalar la luz eléctrica en su casa. Actualmente, Diana traslada luz de la casa de su abuela hacia la casa de ella; pero lo ideal es que ella lo tenga solo para ella, además que comprara más productos, pues cada día los clientes demandan más productos y mejor atención a sus necesidades. Su objetivo es ahorrar, para comprarse un terreno y construir su casa, donde vive es de un familiar. Por otra parte desea que su negocio prospere para que sus vecinos no viajen a la ciudad en busca de productos; sino que los puedan adquirir en su tienda. Todo esfuerzo que realiza , es con la única finalidad de brindar a su hijo alimentación, salud, vestuario y educación.
Previous Loan DetailsDiana is 24 years old and married. She started running her own store two years ago. Once she finished her education, she got married. The idea of the store emerged from wanting to help her husband with the expenses. She started with little merchandise, and she used her earnings to buy more… More from Diana Estela's previous loan »
About CrediCampoThis 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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