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Ana Delmy
Ana is 50 years old. She has been dedicated to selling clothes and tiles for seven years. Before she was just a housewife. She comments that necessity make her think about what to do to get her children ahead. She says that one day, she came from the hospital with her youngest son, who today is 13 years old, desperate because she traveled to the capital of the country and found it difficult. On the passage where she was walking holding her son's hand, she saw some blouses and she liked them and she bought them and took them to her region to sell. She sold them quickly and then bought others and thus started her clothing business. After, she began to sell tiles. This has served her well because when her husband left her, she alone was able to get her family ahead.

The loan that she is requesting from Fundación Campo is to buy to buy 2 dozen blouses, 3 dozen pairs of underwear, 3 dozen thongs, 3 dozen socks, 2 dozen skirts, a dozen bras, a dozen aprons. With the investment,she will buy a greater quantity of merchandise and greater variety to satisfy her customers. She avoids traveling to the capital because the trip takes 2 hours there and two hours to return home.

Her dream is to have a stronger business and a stall in the market. She also dreams that her son studies and graduates from university.
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Ana tiene 50 años de edad. Se dedica al comercio de venta de ropa y enchapes,desde hace unos 7 años, antes solo era una ama de casa. Ella comenta que la necesidad la llevo a pensar que hacer, para sacar a delante a sus hijos. Dice que un día que venia del hospital, con su hijo menor que hoy tiene trece años,desesperada pues viajaba hasta la capital del país y se le hacia difícil, para el pasaje caminando con su hijo de la mano, vio unas blusas y le gustaron y las compro y las llevo a vender a su cantón, y las vendió rápido, luego compro otras, y así inicio, el negocio de ropa. Después, comenzó a vender enchapes, eso le ha servido mucho, porque cuando la abandono su compañero de vida,ella sola ha podido sacar a delante a su familia.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar 2 docena de blusas, 3 docenas blumeres, 3 docenas de tangas,3 docenas calcetines,2 docenas de faldas, 1 docena de brasieres,1 docena de delantares. Con la inversión , comprar más cantidad de mercadería y con más variedad para satisfacer a sus clientes, lo que evitara viajar tan seguido hasta la capital, debido a que el viaje dura unas dos horas de ida y otras dos de regreso a casa.

su sueño es tener su negocio mas fuerte, y un puesto en el mercado. a demás sueña con que su hijo se prepare, y que se gradué en la universidad.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for rural women in El Salvador. Loan amounts are much smaller than average and the field partner is not requiring any guarantee for this type of loan. The goal is to support businesses that will enable women to work from their homes or start flexible businesses, as many of them are single mothers and are the sole caretakers for their families. Women who receive this type of loan also receive training on entrepreneurship, business management and budgeting.

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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Ana Delmy to buy 2 dozen blouses, 3 dozen pairs of underwear, 3 dozen thongs, 3 dozen socks, 2 dozen skirts, a dozen bras, a dozen aprons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Aug 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014