Ana is 57 years old, lives with her partner and has six children. From a young age she has worked with her parents and brothers in agriculture. She married at 17, raised her children, and with a great deal of effort has moved forward in life.
The loan she is applying to Fundación Campo for is to buy fertilizers, manure and prepare the land for growing 1.4 hectares of yuca. Her goal is to continue working and to buy her own farmland.
Ana tiene 57 años de edad, esta acompañada y tiene seis hijos. Desde muy pequeña se ha dedicado a trabajar junto a sus padres y hermanos en la agricultura. A los 17 años de edad se caso y procreo sus hijos y con mucho esfuerzo a salido adelante.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar fertilizantes, abonos, preparar la tierra para cultivar 14,000 metros cuadrados de yuca. Su propósito, es continuar trabajando y comprar su propio terreno para cultivar.
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.