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Alicia Micaela
Alicia is 32 years old, married and has three children. She has a sixth grade education and got this far with great effort. Her husband and children are fishermen and she has been selling seafood that they provide for the past 10 years. She also buys from other fishermen, learned this from her mother, and sells mainly to restaurants; that is to large buyers.

She is asking for a loan through Fundación Campo, so she can buy more seafood because she has gotten many orders and does not have enough fish to fill them

She wants her children to have their own fishing gear and for everybody to live like a good family.
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Alicia, mujer de 32 años de edad, casada con tres hijos. Estudio hasta el sexto grado en la escuela con mucho esfuerzo alcanzo este grado, por el nivel de pobreza de su familia. Su esposo es pescador al igual que sus hijos.

Desde hace 10 años, ella comercializa con mariscos que su esposo e hijos pescan y los que compra a otros pescadores. Esta actividad la aprendió de su mamá. Los mariscos los comercializa en su mayoría a restaurantes, es decir a compradores mayoristas.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar más mariscos, debido a que le han efectuado pedidos y no tiene suficiente pescado para completarlo.

Su deseo es, que sus hijos posean su equipo de pesca propio y vivir todos como una buena familia.

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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 El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 715
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,095,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Alicia Micaela to buy fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014