Reyna is 35 years old and has one son, For some years now she has been making a living in agriculture, having been taught this trade by her parents. She wakes up at 4.30am in order to milk her cows and later she goes to help her husband in their 14,000 square metres of land, where they grow corn. At 12.30pm Reyna returns to the house to do the household chores.
Reyna is applying for this loan from Fundación Campo in order to buy seeds, fertliser and seeds to sow corn. With the loan, she will then be able to buy all the necessary supplies to grow her crops on time and be sure she will have this grain which is an important part of her family's diet. Reyna's wish is to acquire more dairy cows in order to sell milk.
Reyna tiene 35 años de edad, tiene un hijo. Desde hace varios años se dedica a realizar actividades agrícolas; sus padres fueron quienes le enseñaron. Se levanta a las 4:30 a.m. a ordeñar sus vacas, luego se dirige junto a su esposo a trabajar en los 14,000 metros cuadrados de cultivo de maíz; a las 12:30 p.m. se regresa a su casa a realizar los oficios domésticos.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar semilla, abonos, herbicidas, para sembrar maíz. De esta manera, podrá comprar todos los insumos para cultivar a tiempo y podrá tener la certeza de disponer del grano que es parte de su alimentación familiar. Su deseo, es adquirir más vacas lecheras para poder vender la leche.
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 $1,200 helped Reyna Margarita to buy seeds, fertiliser and herbicides to sow corn. She will then be able to buy all the necessary supplies to grow her crops on time and be sure she will have this grain which is an important part of her family's diet.