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Yesenia Marilu
Yesenia is 35 years old. She never went to school, because she worked in her mother's business. She grew up and got married, and has 6 children who are 16, 15, 14, 12, 5 and 3 years old. Four of them are in school, and they also help her with her business. Her husband works as a bricklayer's assistant. She often gets up very early. She goes to the school very early to sell snacks. She has been doing this for 8 years, and says that it is going well. She learned this business from her mother, and after she married she decided to continue doing it. She also buys clothing to sell in her free time and earn more income, which she does by going out into her community. For this reason, she needs a loan in order to buy a greater variety and quantity of clothing. She dreams of her children studying and becoming professionals, and also that they will learn a business so that if they can't find jobs they won't become desperate while looking for them.
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Yesenia de 35 años de edad, a pesar que nunca fue a la escuela, porque se dedicó al negocio con su mamá creció y se caso tiene, tiene 6 hijos de 16, 15, 14, 12, 5 y 3 años respectivamente; 4 de ellos estudian y también le ayudan en el negocio su esposo trabaja como ayudante de albañil, ella madruga mucho.

Se va muy temprano para la escuela con su venta de merienda, tiene 8 años de hacer tipo de negocio y dice que le va bien, ella aprendió el negocio con su mamá y después de casarse decidió seguirlo poniendo en práctica.

También compra ropa para vender la cual en su tiempo libre tiene que salir en su comunidad, para poder venderla y obtener sus ganancias. Por ese motivo, necesita el financiamiento para comprar màs variedad y en mayor cantidad de ropa.


Ella sueña con que sus hijos estudien y lleguen a ser profesionales y también aprendan el negocio para que sino encuentran trabajo no tengan que desesperarse por encontrarlos.

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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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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 569
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,939,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $800 helped Yesenia Marilu to buy a greater variety and quantity of clothing.
80% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 7, 2014
Listed
Feb 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A