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María Concepción

Update on María Concepción

María is 34 years old and the mother of two daughters. For over 11 years, she has worked selling foods that she makes such as enchiladas, fried plantains and yucca, nuégados [sweet made from flour, nuts and honey] and chilate [beverage made from roasted corn, chili and cocoa often flavored with anise, pepper, ginger and cinnamon]. María sells these products, as well as coffee and hot chocolate in a local market from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. She learned to cook these foods from her mother.

María has a very good credit history with the communal bank Fundación Campo. She repaid her previous loan financed by Kiva in the category A repayment rating.

With the new loan she is requesting from Fundación Campo, María will purchase the ingredients she needs to prepare the food she sells in the city's central market, located 500 meters from where she lives. She will buy 10 cabbages, 200 pounds of corn, eight baskets of yucca, 200 green bananas, five gallons of oil, and other ingredients as well as to install a new floor and fix some cracks in her house. Purchasing these will help María increase her sales, to improve her profits. This will help improve her finances and allow her to pay her household expenses and her daughters' education.

In the future, María plans to continue the construction of her home because she doesn't currently have the resources to finish doing so.
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María tiene34 años de edad, es madre de dos hijas. Desde hace más de 11 años se dedica a la elaboración de: enchiladas, tostadas de plátanos y de yuca, nuégados y chilate. Estos productos los comercializa en el mercado en horario de 1:00 p.m. a 6:00 p.m. también vende café y chocolate. Esta actividad la aprendió de su mama quien le ha enseñado el proceso y la elaboración de estos productos.
Ella tiene historial crediticio muy bueno en Fundación Campo el crédito que cancelo fue financiado por KIVA y lo cancelo con categoría A.

Compra la materia prima para la elaboración de los comestibles en el mercado central de la ciudad, que se encuentra ubicado a medio kilómetro de donde ella reside los artículos que compra son: repollos, maíz, yuca, guineo verde, aceite. Entre otros

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar 10 Repollos, 2 quintales de maíz, 8 canastos de yuca, 200 guineos verdes, 5 galones de aceite, entre otros productos más y para invertir en la instalación del piso y repello de su casa.

Al comprar estos insumos para la elaboración de todos los comestibles incrementaran las ventas y de esta manera obtendrá mayores ganancias y tendrá más solvencia económica al costear los gastos de la casa y también podrá ayudar a sus hijas con el estudio


Los planes a futuro que tiene la señora, es seguir con la construcción de la vivienda ya que actualmente no cuenta con los recursos necesarios para terminar el proyectó de la construcción.


Previous Loan Details

María, 34, is single and has two daughters. She’s worked for more than ten years making enchiladas, fried bananas, fried manioc, nuégados [sweet made from flour, nuts and honey] and chilate [beverage made from roasted corn, chili and cocoa often flavored with anise, pepper, ginger and cinnamon... More from María Concepción's previous loan »

Additional Information

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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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 688
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  • $25,123,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,500 helped María Concepción to buy 10 cabbages, 200 pounds of corn, eight baskets of yucca, 200 green bananas, five gallons of oil, and other ingredients as well as to install a new floor and fix some cracks in her house.
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 3, 2013
Listed
Jun 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Jul 8, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for María Concepción. It was first posted on Kiva on Oct, 2012. Learn More