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María Emilia
María is 46 years old, married, and has two children. She takes care of her family and also makes tamales, soft drinks and other snacks which she sells from her home. In this way, she helps her husband with their household expenses. María buys the supplies she needs for making her snacks from a store in her community three times a week.

María is requesting this loan from Fundación Campo so that she can buy more supplies for preparing her snacks. She will also build an extra room in her home. As a result of this investment, she will have a larger range of raw materials available for making different dishes so that she can meet her customer demand and make better income. She will also be able to improve her home so that her family can life in greater safety and comfort.
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María tiene 46 años de edad, es casada y tiene dos hijos. Ella se dedica al cuidado de su familia y elabora tamales, refrescos, entre otros antojitos para venderlos en su casa y ayudar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar. Los insumos para elaborar los antojitos los compra tres veces por semana en una tienda, ubicada en su comunidad.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar más materia prima para prepara los antojitos y para construir una habitación a su casa. Con la inversión, dispondrá de mayor variedad de materia prima para elaborar diferentes platillos y Satisfacer la demanda de sus clientes y obtener un mejor ingreso; al mismo tiempo que estaría mejorando su vivienda para estar más seguros y cómodos.

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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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 634
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,040,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Emilia to buy more supplies for preparing snacks, and to build an extra room in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014