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Cruz Marina
Cruz is 34 years old, and she has three children and a partner. For 8 years she has been selling clothing informally. She learned this business by necessity in order to cover household expenses. Before she was only doing domestic work.

Cruz buys clothes by the pound and sells them in units. She gets the clothes in the city and must pay a vehicle to transport them approximately 75 kilometers to her house.

The loan she is requesting from Fundación Campo is to buy a higher quantity of clothing, given that she sells in different counties and she needs to bring more clothes. In this way, Cruz hopes to sell more, and to receive an income that helps her buy food for her children. Her goal is to establish a clothing store so that she no longer has to be a street vendor.
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Cruz tiene 34 años de edad, esta acompañada y tiene tres hijos. Desde hace 8 años se dedica al comercio informal de venta de ropa; aprendió este negocio por la necesidad de su familia de cubrir con los gastos del hogar, antes solo realizaba los oficios en su casa.

Ella compra la ropa por libra y la vende por unidad. La adquiere en la ciudad y debe pagar un vehiculo para trasladarlos hasta su casa, recorre aproximadamente 75 kilómetros.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar más cantidad de ropa. Debido a que sale a vender a diferentes cantones y necesita más ropa para llevar. Así, ella espera vender mas, para recibir ingresos que le permitan comprar el alimento a sus hijos. Su objetivo es, instalar una tienda de ropa, para ya no andar de forma ambulante.

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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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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 469
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Cruz Marina buy more clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 15, 2013
Listed
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014