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Fidelina is 52 years old and has no formal education. She lives with her two children, ages 22 and 24, who both earned their general degrees and thanks to that have gainful employment. She also lives with her husband, who makes a living in agriculture. Fidelina is dedicated to taking care of the home. She is requesting the loan to purchase metal sheeting, cinder blocks and cement to build a kitchen because the one she has is very rundown. She plans to have a home that meets necessary living conditions for her and her family's well-being and so that they don't go cold when the rains come.
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Fidelina de 52 años, no tiene ningún nivel académico, vive junto a sus 2 hijos, entre las edades de 22 y 24 años quienes tienen un nivel académico de bachillerato general, que gracias a ello han podido obtener un empleo estable, también vive junto a su esposo quien se dedica a la producción agrícola. Fidelina se dedica a oficios domésticos en su casa.

El préstamo que esta solicitando, es para comprar lámina, bloque y cemento, para la construcción de la cocina porque la que tiene esta muy deteriorada.

Ella planea tener una vivienda, que reúna las condiciones necesaria, para su familia y sea de bienestar para todos y que en el momento de las lluvias no tengan que pasar fríos.

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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.


About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 695
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fidelina to purchase metal sheeting, cinder blocks and cement to build a kitchen because the one she has is very rundown.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014