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María Marta
María, who is 51 years old, is a very hard-working person. She has had no education whatsoever. Five years ago she decided to emigrate to the US to follow the American dream but then returned 2 years ago to live with her family. She has 5 children, one of whom is in the US and the 4 who she has in El Salvador are over 18 years old. One of the daughters works as a domestic help and the other broke her leg in an accident so she is not currently working. The two sons are studying at university.

María is completely dedicated to looking after the daughter who had the accident, since she needs a lot of special care. María is responsible for doing all of the domestic tasks and she also helps to pay her sons' university fees.

The loan will help this borrower to buy certain foods which she needs for looking after her daughter and also to buy a wheelchair so she can go out. María wants to furnish her house well, since her son who is in the US is helping her out with some items.
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Doña María es una persona muy trabajadora de 51 años de edad. Ella no estudio ningún grado escolar, hace 5 años decidió emigrar hacia los Estados Unidos logrando alcanzar el sueño americano, luego volvió hace 2 años a vivir con su familia conformada por 5 hijos, de los cuales uno esta en EE.UU y los 4 que tiene en El Salvador son mayores de 18 años. Una de las hijas es empleada domestica y la otra hija tuvo un accidente que le fracturo la pierna, por eso actualmente no trabajo y los dos jóvenes están estudiando en la universidad.

Doña María esta totalmente dedicada al cuido de su hija que que tuvo el accidente, ya que requiere de muchos cuidados especiales. Ella es la encargada de hacer todos los oficios domésticos y ayuda también a pagar las cuotas de la universidad a sus hijos.


Con el crédito se le estará ayudando al cliente, para que pueda comprar algunas alimentos que le servirán para los cuidos de su hija y ademas comprar una silla para que pueda salir.

Doña Maria quiere tener bien amueblada su casa, ya que sus hijo que esta en EE.UU le ayuda en algunos casos.

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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 El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 488
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,459,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped María Marta to buy certain foods which she needs for looking after her daughter and also to buy a wheelchair so she can go out.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 7, 2014
Listed
Jan 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014