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Yenis Del Carmen
Yenis, a 34-year-old mother, is an enterprising woman who works very hard everyday. Yenis only studied through the 5th grade because of scare economic resources. She is married to a fisherman and they have 2 children. They care about and love them very much.

She makes clothing (skirts, dresses, and blouses), work that she has done for 10 years. This work has helped her support her children. They are currently in school but her oldest son helps her in his spare time, sewing on buttons and assisting in tailoring her work.

Yenis will invest the cash from the loan in the purchase of fabrics for sewing and to also remodel her house for security and more space for her family.

In the future she wants her own clothing shop full of clothing she makes. She also wants to see her children become professionals working in her shop.
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Yenis, madre de 34 años de edad,una mujer emprendedora que trabaja todos los dias muy arduamente. Yenis estudio hasta 5º grado por sus escasos recursos economicos, ella esta acompañada con una caballero que es pescador, tienen 2 hijos. Los cuales cuidan y aman muchisimo.
Ella se dedica la confección de ropa(faldas, vestidos y blusas) este trabajo lo ejerce desde hace aproximadamente 10 años. Trabajo que le ayudado a sacar a delante a sus hijos.
Quienes actualmente están estudiando, en momentos libres de su hijo mayor le ayuda a pegar botones, es decir le colabora en su trabajo de sastrería.

Yenis invertirá el efectivo del Crédito en la compra de telas para costura, ademas aprovechara en remodelar su casa, pues quiere que este mas segura y amplia para ella y su familia.
A futuro desea tener su propio Bazar de ropa,(confeccionado por ella misma).
Ademas de eso desea ver a sus hijos convertidos en unos profesionales trabajando en su bazar.

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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 660
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Yenis Del Carmen to purchase cloth for making clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2014
Listed
Mar 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 19, 2015