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Juana Alicia
Juana is 48, divorced, and the single mother of two children, ages 23 and 15. The oldest is about to graduate from college and the youngest attends a local school. From a young age, Juana has done the household chores. She married and then separated from her husband, who emigrated to the US. She kept striving and opened a tortilla stand in the neighborhood. She sells every day and has to grind two quintales of corn weekly to sell tortillas. She also continues to take care of and clean homes in the city. Her efforts and daily sacrifice have helped her daughters go to school.

She is using her savings to build a brick house so that her daughters can live more comfortably. She has applied to Fundación Campo for a loan to buy 126 bags of cement, to pay 28 workers $12.00 each to finish the wall, and to pay other expenses. She has already purchased sand, iron, and other building materials. This loan will let her finish the wall under construction and the major sections of the house. She will have a decent, comfortable place to live with her daughters.

She wants to strive each day to see her daughter finish college and have professional careers. She also dreams of adding a second story to her house.
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Juana tiene 48 años de edad, es divorciada, madre soltera de dos hijas (23 y 15 años) la mayor esta por graduarse de la universidad y la menor estudia el nivel básico en la escuela donde reside.
Desde muy pequeña ella se dedico a los oficios domésticos de la familia y luego se caso y se separo ya que su esposo emigro hacia los estados unidos, ella siguió luchando y puso un negocio de venta de tortillas en la comunidad, vendía todos los días, tenia que moler dos quintales de maíz a la semana para vender las tortillas, luego con el tiempo trabajo cuidando y limpiando casas en el municipio, trabajo que siempre realiza.

Con esfuerzos ella ha ayudado a sus hijas en los estudios, se ha tenido que sacrificar cada día para apoyar a sus hijas en el estudio. Con sus ahorros producto del trabajo, ahora esta construyendo una casa de ladrillo, para darle a sus hijas una mejor comodidad.

la señora solicita un crédito a la fundación Campo, para comprar 126 bolsas de cemento y el resto para pagarle a los mosos que trabajaran en el llenado del plafon serán 28 trabajadores a $12.00 y el resto para otros gastos. Ella ya cuenta con la arena, el hierro y otros materiales para la construcción.

con el crédito, llenara el flafon de la casa que esta en construcción. y terminara las partes mas importantes de la casa, tendrá una vivienda mas digna donde vivir con sus hijas y mas cómodas.

su deseo y su lucha cada día es para ver a sus hijas profesionales y que puedan desarrollarse en el ámbito profesional con sus carreras universitarias. Ademas ,en el futuro sueña con construir un segundo nivel de la casa en construcción.

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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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
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  • $22,145,550
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Juana Alicia to buy 126 bags of cement, to pay 28 workers $12.00 each to finish the wall, and to pay other expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 22, 2013
Listed
Jul 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014