Vilma is 55 years old. She has a sixth-grade education. She is married, and her husband is a farmer. She has one child who goes to the community school.
Vilma works selling vegetables in the city. She has already been doing this work for 15 years. She decided to get started in this business because the majority of her family earns their livings the same way.
She needs the loan to expand her business; she will buy more vegetables and be able to meet her needs with the sales.
Vilma dreams of making her business larger and being able to give her son an education so that he can become a professional.
Vilma tiene 55 años de edad, estudió hasta sexto grado, está casada y su esposo es agricultor y tiene 1 hijo que estudia en la escuela del cantón.
Vilma se dedica a la venta de verduras en la ciudad, ya cuenta con 15 años realizando este trabajo, actividad que decidió desempeñar porque la mayoría de su familia se dedica a lo mismo.
Ella necesita el crédito para ampliar el negocio, comprará más verduras y podrá abastecerse con la venta.
Vilma sueña con hacer su negocio más grande, poder darle el estudio a su hijo para que llegue a ser profesional.
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.