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Teresa De Jesús
Teresa is 71 years old. She has a partner and three children, but they are now independent adults. Currently living with her are her partner and one 18-year-old grandson. Teresa makes a living doing agriculture work, which gives her food to eat and a product to sell.

She is applying for a loan from "Fundación Campo" to buy corn seeds, fertliser and a calf to feed with the leftovers from the last harvest. Teresa tells us that she will continue to work to support her family as long as she lives.
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Teresa tiene 71 años de edad, esta acompañada y tiene tres hijos; pero ya son independientes solo vive con ella un nieto de 18 años de edad y su compañero de vida. Ella se dedica a realizar trabajos agrícolas, ya que de ahí obtiene el grano para su consumo y para la venta la otra parte.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundacion Campo, es para comprar semilla de maíz, fertilizantes y una ternera para alimentarla con el rastrojo que le quedo de la cosecha anterior. Ella menciona que mientras tenga vida seguirá trabajando para el sustento de su familia.

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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.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 724
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,126,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Teresa De Jesús to buy corn seeds, fertliser and a calf to feed with the leftovers from the last harvest.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014