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Guillermina
Guillermina has a small busines selling medicine out of her house, which makes her an income. She decided to have this businessbecause of a friend of hers who helped her to start it, as it was the main activity in which her friend worked.

She needs the loan she is requesting from CrediCampo to build a wall in her house, as she can´t leave the place alone and the wall will protect the house. The need being satisfied, she will be happy because her family will be in a safer environment.

Her plans for the future are to fix up her house little by little, and to make the payments on her loan with the money from her business so she can continue to work with this institution.
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Guillermina tiene 50 años de edad, solo pudo estudiar hasta sexto grado en la escuela ya que los escasos recursos económicos no le permitieron continuar, está casada pero su esposo no vive con ella pues se han separado, tiene cinco hijos de los cuales tres ya se casaron y dos viven con ella y que además trabajan.

Guillermina tiene en su casa un pequeño negocio de venta de medicina, el cual le genera ingresos; decidió dedicarse a este negocio por una amiga suya quien le ayudó a emprenderlo, siendo esta la actividad principal a la cual se dedica.

El préstamo que ella está solicitando a CrediCampo, lo necesita para construir un muro en su casa, ya que no pueden dejar solo el lugar y el muro protejerá su casa, la necesidad quedara sastisfecha porque su familia estará en un ambiente mas seguro.


Sus planes a futuro son arreglar poco a poco su casa y con los ingresos del negocio ir cancelando las cuotas del crédito para seguir trabajando con esta institución.

Additional Information

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 781
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,635,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $800 helped Guillermina to build a wall in her house.
83% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2014
Listed
Mar 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A