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Candida
Candida, 42, did not go to school. She is married, and her husband is a farmer who cultivates staple grains like corn and beans. At times he also works as a bricklayer. They have 5 children. The eldest works as a domestic in the city, the second oldest is in her first year of high school, their third child is in 7th grade, and the others all attend the local elementary school. She lives only with her children and her husband.

Candida receives financial support from her oldest daughter and her husband. She states that with this loan she will pay off a debt of $200, and with the rest she will buy shoes for two of her children. This loan will improve her quality of life. It will help her to pay off debt, and enable her to continue to work with CREDICAMPO; she understands that she is agreeing to a monthly payment plan.

Candida dreams of helping her children to at least finish high school so that they can easily find suitable jobs that will generate reliable income. This loan will help her to fulfill her obligations to her children, enabling her to purchase shoes and other items.
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Cándida de 42 años de edad, no estudio ella es casada, su esposo se dedica a la siembra de granos básicos maíz, frijol y en ocasiones trabajando como auxiliar de albañilería. Tienen 5 hijos, la primera trabaja de doméstica en la ciudad, el segundo estudia primer año de bachillerato, la tercera estudia séptimo grado, los demás educación básica en la escuela del cantón, solo ellos y su esposo viven con ella.

Cándida solo recibe ayuda económica de su hija mayor y de su esposo.

Manifiesta que con el crédito pagara $ 200.00 que debe y con el resto comprara zapatos para dos de sus hijos. El crédito mejorara su calidad de vida, ayudara a solventar las deudas y quedarse trabajando con credicampo, sabe el plan de pago que le queda establecido es mensualmente.

Cándida sueña en ayudar a sus hijos a que sean bachilleres por lo menos, para que así tengan la facilidad de encontrar un trabajo adecuado y que puedan depender de sus mismos ingresos, el crédito le ayudara a que cumpla las obligaciones de sus hijos, comprándoles los zapatos y más.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for rural women in El Salvador. Loan amounts are much smaller than average and the field partner is not requiring any guarantee for this type of loan. The goal is to support businesses that will enable women to work from their homes or start flexible businesses, as many of them are single mothers and are the sole caretakers for their families. Women who receive this type of loan also receive training on entrepreneurship, business management and budgeting.

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
  • 463
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,140,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Candida to pay off a debt and buy shoes for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 28, 2014
Listed
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015