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María Amparo
María is 36 years old, attended school through the ninth grade, is divorced, and lives with her mom and a brother. She is the mother of a seven-year-old boy who is in the second grade.

She has a tamale and bread business. It has been a family business for many years now; they have always done this work and her mom is part of the business.

The loan she is asking for is to buy products to make bread and tamales, such as flour, firewood, sugar, lard, etc. Her income and her family's upkeep depend on this business.

Her dream is for her business to be even bigger and to sell her products in other cities and for her son to be able to go to school and get a good education and become a professional. She uses her earnings to cover the household necessities and to increase her production of bread and tamales.
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María de 36 años, estudio hasta 9° grado, es divorciada, vive con su mamá y un hermano. Es madre un hijo de siete años que asiste a segundo grado de básica.

Ella posee un negocio de tamales y pan, es un negocio familiar desde hace muchos años, siempre se han dedicado a esta actividad, en el negocio se involucra su mamá.

El préstamo que esta solicitando, es para comprar productos para la elaboración del pan y tamales, como: harina, leña azúcar, manteca etc. trabajo del cual de penden sus ingresos, para el sustento de su familia

Su deseo es que su negocio sea aún más grande y vender sus productos en otras ciudades, que su hijo pueda estudiar y tener una buena educación y ser un profesional, las ganancias las utiliza para cubrir las necesidades del hogar y aumentar la producción de pan y tamales.


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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
  • 813
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  • $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 $1,500 helped María Amparo to buy products to make bread and tamales, such as flour, firewood, sugar, lard, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 6, 2013
Listed
Nov 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 21, 2015