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María Del Carmen
Maria, 39, is married and has four children. She has worked in agriculture from a young age alongside her father. She comes from a very large family and she had to work alongside her brothers. She got married at 17 and continued to work in agriculture with her husband. Nine years ago, she began to buy and sell livestock, always with her husband. She buys farming supplies in a city four kilometers from her home and and she has to pay to transport them. The loan she is asking from Fundación Campo is to buy more livestock, and sell it. The goal is to earn more income to meet her family's needs. She hopes to finish building to house and give her family a better life.
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María tiene 39 años de edad, es casada y tiene cuatro hijos. Ella se ha dedicado a trabajar en la agricultura desde muy joven, en compañía de su padre; pues proviene de una familia muy numerosa y tenia que trabajar junto con sus hermanos varones. A los 17 años de edad se caso y continuo trabajando en la agricultura junto con su esposo, desde hace 9 años empezó a comprar y vender ganado siempre con su esposo. Los insumos agrícolas los adquiere en una ciudad que esta a cuatro kilómetros de su casa y para trasladar los insumos debe pagar un medio de trasporte.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar más ganado y comercializar con él; con el propósito de obtener más ingresos económicos para suplir las necesidades de su familia. Él desea terminar de construir su casa y proporcionar a su familia una mejor vida.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 570
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,939,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Del Carmen to buy more livestock and sell it.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 1, 2013
Listed
Feb 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 22, 2014