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Rosalina
Rosalina is 26 years old and completed high school in the city in 2005. She had to travel by bus every day, leaving her house at 5.30am in order to arrive on time. She was there all day.

Rosalina is a single mother to a six-year-old girl, who is currently in nursery school. Rosalina has four siblings - two live at home with their mother while her three sisters lives and work in the US. Their father died in the armed conflict that so seriously harmed the country in the 1980s.

Rosalina works hard with her mother in farming (growing corn and beans). In 2010, Rosalina started a two-year job building the main road that goes through her community.

Rosalina needs this loan to pay for some medical tests for her daughter who was born with heart problems (tachycardia) and arrhythmia. She needs to pay for tests worth some $1000 and then Rosalina will use the rest of the loan to pay for the trips into the city as she has to go to a private hospital. Rosalina plans to help her young daughter to improve her health and so that she can have a better quality of life.

Rosalina's dream is for her daughter to be completely healthy. Rosalina fights for her every day, to give her the best life and to support her in her education.
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Rosalina de 26 años, estudio el nivel medio (bachillerato) en la ciudad, se graduó en el año 2005, tenía que viajar en bus todos los días, salía de su casa muy temprano por la mañana (5:30 am) para llegar a la hora indicada donde recibía las clases, durante todo el día.
Es madre soltera de una niña de 6 años de edad, quien ahora estudia en el kinder, procede de una familia de 5 hermanos, están dos en casa junto a la madre y las otras tres hermanas viven y trabajan en los estados Unidos, su padre murió en el conflicto armado que azoto al país en los años 80's.
Rosalina, trabaja fuertemente con su madre en la agricultura (siembra de maíz y frijoles), en el año 2010 trabajo por un periodo de dos años en la construcción de la carretera que pasa por la comunidad donde reside.
Solicita el crédito, para hacerle unos exámenes médicos a su hija, pues nació con problemas en el corazón (taquicardia) y arritmia respiratoria. Necesita hacerle unos exámenes a su hija valorados en $1,000, el resto lo necesita para los gastos que realizara en los viajes hasta la ciudad, pues tiene que visitar un hospital privado. Ella pretende ayudar a su pequeña niña para mejorar su salud, y tener una mejor calidad de vida.
El sueño Rosalina, es ver sana a su hija por completo, pues es ella por quien lucha día a día, para darle lo mejor de su vida y apoyarla en los estudios.

Additional Information

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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 621
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,145,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosalina to pay for medical tests for her daughter.
40% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 25, 2013
Listed
Nov 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A