She works butchering pigs. This is a new business for her that she started a month ago. Preciously, she worked selling fruit and vegetables. Heidy butchers once a week and goes out to sell in the communities for 4 hours. She works from 6:30 to 10:30 am. Her husband is involved in these activities and he is also a fresh fish merchant. He has done this activity for 1 year and sells 300 pounds a week.
She needs the loan to buy pigs and to buy fresh fish to later sell. The loan will allow her to obtain more income to keep get ahead and give her daughter the care she needs.
Her dream is to improve her home since she lives in a house made of wattle and daub and they want to live in better conditions.
Ella se dedica al destazo de cerdos, este es un negocio nuevo para ella que emprendió hace un mes, anteriormente se dedicaba al comercio de frutas y verduras. Heidy destaza 1 vez por semana la cual sale a vender a los caseríos durante 4 horas, ella trabaja de 6:30 a 10:30 am, su esposo se involucra en estas actividades y además es comerciante de pescado fresco actividad que tiene 1 año de realizar y vende 300 libras semanales.
Ella necesita el crédito para comprar cerdos y para comprar pescado fresco para luego venderlos, el préstamo les permitirá obtener mayores ingresos económicos para seguir adelante y darle los cuidados necesarios a su hija.
Su sueño es mejorar su vivienda ya que actualmente viven en una casa de bahareque y desean vivir en mejores condiciones.
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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