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Rosa Lidia
Rosa is a 42-year old woman who studied up to fifth grade. Due to her family financial limitations, she could not continue her studies. She lives with her husband, who works as a policeman, and their 9-year old son, who attends third grade. She and her husband contribute to household expenses, including his son's tuition.

Rosa works in a small business selling traditional food products that she and her husband have been able to sustain. She also does household tasks at home and takes care of their son when he is not at school. She sells her products in the school's cafeteria everyday and the store is located in their house.

She is requesting a loan to Credicampo and plans to use it to buy potatoes, carrots, meat, corn, condiments and oil to make traditional bites and basic products for the store. She expects to cover household expenses and tuition for his son. Rosa has always wanted to expand the business and guarantee a better future. She would like to provide his son with college education so that he can have a better life and thinks that this loan is a great opportunity for her family.
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Rosa de 42 años de edad, estudio hasta quinto grado debido a los gastos económicos que se generaban en su familia no pudo continuar sus estudios, está acompañada su esposo trabaja de policía, tiene un hijo de 9 años y estudia tercer grado, ella y su esposo sostienen los gastos económicos de su vivienda incluyendo el estudio de su hijo.

Rosa se dedica a atender un pequeño negocio de venta de antojitos típicos y una tienda que gracias a su esfuerzo y al de su esposo han logrado sostener, también se dedica a los oficios domésticos de su casa y a cuidar de su hijo cuando regresa de la escuela. Los antojitos los vende en la cafetería de la escuela de su comunidad todos los días y la tienda está ubicada en su casa.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a CREDICAMPO, es para comprar papas, zanahorias, carne, maíz, condimentos, aceite, para la elaboración de antojitos y productos de la canasta básica para la tienda, y poder darle sostenimiento a su hogar y poder cubrir los estudios de su hijo.

Rosa siempre ha querido ampliar su negocio para poder de allí asegurar su futuro, poder darse una mejor vida y darle a su hijo estudios universitarios, para que pueda tener una mejor vida, y gracias al otorgamiento del crédito siente ella que es una gran oportunidad para ella y su familia.

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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.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 466
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,757,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $800 helped Rosa Lidia to buy potatoes, carrots, meat, corn, condiments and oil to make traditional bites and basic products for her store.
51% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 15, 2014
Listed
May 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A