Lorena runs a mill and has done so for 5 years. Before that she stayed home and it was one of her sisters who persuaded her to open the mill. She starts her day at 5:00am to attend to her clients when they arrive at the mill and to prepare breakfast for her family. She finishes her day at 5:00pm as this is when the mill closes.
She will use the loan that she is requesting to sow a hectare of corn, for which she will buy seed, fertilizer, and herbicide.
Her dreams are to buy more land so that each of her children will have a place to build a house and she would also like to have 5 milk cows.
Lorena se dedica a atender un molino que tiene desde hace 5 años, antes solo atendía su hogar, fue una hermana suya quien la indujo a poner el molino, su día comienza a las 5:00 AM para atender a los clientes que llegan al molino y para preparar el desayuno para su familia, terminando su jornada a las 5:00PM pues a esa hora cierra el molino
El préstamo que está solicitando será utilizado para la siembra de 1 hectárea de maíz para lo cual comprará semilla, abono y veneno
Sus sueños son comprar otro terreno para dejarles a cada uno de sus hijos un lugar donde construir su casa, y además le gustaría tener 5 vacas lecheras.
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 CrediCampoThis 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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