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María Lucia
María is 40, she is a single mother with seven children. From a very young age, she undertook small-scale chicken rearing and thanks to training that she received in the community for the manufacture of handcrafted goods (hammocks). She has also been working in this field for the last 2 years, everything she does is to support her children.

To buy the chicken and supplies to make hammocks, she needs to take two buses, the journey takes approximately one hour and is accompanied by one of her children.

The loan María is seeking from Fundación Campo is to buy 150 broiler chicken, chicken feed and $200 to buy supplies to make hammocks. As she says that this is very profitable, with the investment, she will have enough supplies to continue with the businesses and gain the income needed to improve her quality of life. Her aim is to save to enable her children to have an education.
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María tiene 40 años de edad, es madre soltera de siete hijos. Desde muy joven, ella se dedica a la crianza de pollos en pequeña escala y gracias a unas capacitaciones que recibió en su comunidad sobre la elaboración de artesanías (hamacas) ella también se dedica a este rubro desde hace dos años, todo lo realiza para sostener a sus hijos.

Para comprar los pollos y los insumos para la elaboración de las hamacas, ella debe abordar dos autobuses, el viaje tarda aproximadamente una hora y lo hace en compañía de uno de sus hijos

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar 150 pollos de engorde, concentrado para su alimentación y $200 para comprar insumos para elaborar las hamacas. Con la inversión, ella dispondrá de suficientes insumos para continuar con sus negocios y recibiendo los ingresos necesarios para mejorar su calidad de vida; ya que manifiesta que le es muy rentable. Su propósito, es ahorrar para brindarles el estudio a sus hijos.

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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
  • 695
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  • $24,290,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped María Lucia to buy 150 broiler chicken, chicken feed and $200 to buy supplies to make hammocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 11, 2013
Listed
Jan 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014