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Janeth Tamara
Janeth is 26 years old and only completed up to middle school. She is a single mother after her husband left her with a six-year-old daughter.

Janeth gets up at 4.30am with her daughter, who depends on Janeth's work. Janeth makes a living selling clothes, a trade that she learned from her mother. Janeth sells her clothes where she lives and in the surrounding towns and cantons.

Janeth is applying for this loan in order to buy more clothes and to stock up her business as what Janeth had already invested was not enough. Janeth's earnings will be enough to support her family.

In the future Janeth plans to buy a plot of land and build a house. She is currently renting but this is a big expense.
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Janeth de 26 años de edad, es una persona que solo estudio hasta educación media, esta madre soltera, su esposo la dejo con una niña de 6 años.

se levanta a las 4:30 a.m. Junto a su hija que va a la escuela y quien depende de las actividades que realiza ella. se dedica al comercio de ropa, oficio que aprendió de su madre ,para comercializarla lo hace en el lugar donde residen y en los municipios y cantones aledaños

El préstamo que esta solicitando, es para comprar mas ropa, para surtir el negocio; debido a que lo que invierte no es suficiente y de los ingresos que genere podrá darle el sustento a su familia

ella planea en un futuro, comprar un terreno y hacer su casa, ya que actualmente alquila lo que le genera bastante gasto.

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
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,090,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Janeth Tamara to buy more clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014