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María Erlinda
María is 42 years old and completed up to the end of fifth grade. She is married and her husband is a farmer. They have five children, four of whom live at home. The children are all in school - the oldest is in third year at high school, while the next two are in seventh and second grade of primary school, respectively. The youngest is at nursery.

María makes a living doing domestic chores and, for 18 years, she has worked with a grinder, which she inherited from her mother. María now owns the grinder and has it in her home. María's eldest daughter helps her with the business. She works with this business from 6am to 11am.

María is applying for this loan from "Fundación Campo" in order to pay the connection charge for electricity, as María's eldest daughter, and her granddaughter, are moving to another house and the need electricity. They have been granted permission to have electricity for the house by the town hall, and this month they will complete all the necessary paperwork.

María hopes that things will go will for her daughter in this new stage of her life. She hopes that her other children will continue to study so as to prepare themselves for the future. María wants to continue working with the grinder so as to give her children everything that they need.
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María de 42 años, estudio hasta 5° grado. Actualmente, está casada y su pareja es agricultor, tienen 5 hijos y 4 viven en casa, asisten a la escuela a 3° año de bachillerato, 7°, 2° y a kínder respectivamente.

Ella, realiza la cliente oficios domésticos y desde hace 18 años, se ha dedicado al molino el cual ha sido patrimonio de su madre; ahora es propio, lo tiene en su casa, y su hija mayor le ayuda con el negocio y el horario de trabajo es de todos los días de 6 a 11 am.

El préstamo que está solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para pagar la conexión de energía eléctrica, ya que su hija la mayor y su nieta se irán a vivir a otra casa y no posee este servicio, y la Alcaldía de la comunidad les otorga un permiso, para que este mes hagan los trámites para la conexión.

Espera que a su hija le vaya muy bien en su nueva epata de vida y que sus otros hijos sigan estudiando, para que se preparen en un futuro; además desea seguir trabajando con el molino para darles todo lo necesario a su hijos.

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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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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 789
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped María Erlinda to pay for the electricity connection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 9, 2013
Listed
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 17, 2015