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Mayra Del Carmen
Mayra is 34 years old, is married and has one child who is dependent on her. Her husband works in agriculture. She studied up to Grade 7 and then due to a lack of financial resources had to quit school. She worked in the fields with her father and took care of the animals.

Mayra will use this loan to purchase agricultural inputs to prepare the land to plant corn. She will buy 4 bags of fertilizer, corn seed, and pay for labor. In the future she hopes to have a good harvest, generate good income from selling her product and at the same time have food to feed her family.
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Mayra de 34 años de edad, estudio hasta séptimo grado, por motivos de escasos recursos económicos no pudo continuar con sus estudios y decidió dedicarse al trabajo en la agricultura junto con su padre y al cuido de animales domésticos. Ella actualmente es casada, su esposo trabaja en la agricultura y tienen un hijo el cual depende de ellos.

Mayra utilizara el préstamo para comprar insumos agrícolas y para la preparación de la tierra para sembrar maíz, ella comprara, 4 sacos de abono, semilla de maíz y pago de mano de obra.

Ella a futuro desea tener una buena cosecha, con la siembra de la parcela de maíz para obtener ingresos de la venta de su cosecha, y a la vez tener alimentación para su familia.

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
  • 703
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mayra Del Carmen to buy fertilizer, corn seed, and pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 4, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 21, 2015