Update on Mirna AntoniaMirna, 47, is married and has four children; two girls and two boys. For about a year she’s been working making and selling pupusas [filled, grilled corncakes]. Since she started out selling at a gastronomic festival her sales have increased.
The loan she’s asking Fundación Campo for is to buy a grill to make pupusas. With this investment she’ll have two grills. Since demand has increased, one grill isn’t enough and now she’ll be able to make them quicker. Her goal is to continue participating in the gastronomic festival and improving the food stand she has at home to generate income that will make it possible for her children to complete their university studies.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar una plancha para elaborar pupusas. Con esta inversión ya serian dos planchas, ya que la demanda ha aumentado y no da abasto solo con una y las entregara con mayor rapidez. Su propósito, es continuar participando en el festival gastronomito y mejorando el puesto de venta que tiene en su casa; para generar los ingresos que le permita a sus hijos terminar el estudio en la universidad.
Previous Loan DetailsMirnia is forty-six years old, and is married with four children, two girls and two boys. Two of her children study at the university, one is in high school, and the other is in middle school. She has participated in a food festival for five months, selling stuffed corn tortillas, corn paste… More from Mirna Antonia'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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