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.
A loan of $1,000 helped this borrower to buy 200 lbs. of rice, 200 lbs. of beans, 200 lbs. of sugar, 50 lbs of chicken, 50 lbs. of beef, and $100 of vegetables (chayote, potato, cabbage, tomato, onion, and chile) and to replace her old dining room furniture.