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Norberta Isamar

Update on Norberta Isamar

Norberta is 21 years old and single. This is her second loan. She was very satisfied with the first, since she sold the crop of kenaf (Deccan jute) thanks to the help of the loan and obtained benefits for her family.

Because of this, she is asking for another loan to cultivate 56,000 square meters of corn and to prepare the kenaf. With the new loan, she hopes to obtain greater production and a better source of income for her family. With the earnings that she receives she wants to repair her house little by little and buy things that she doesn't have. Norberta wants to be one of the people who produce basic grains in the region.
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Norberta tiene 21 años de edad, es soltera. Este ya es su segundo crédito, con el primero quedo muy satisfecha, ya que la producción de Kenaf la vendió gracias al apoyo del crédito y obtuvo más beneficios para su familia. Por lo que, hoy solicita un nuevo préstamo para cultivar 56,000 metros cuadrados de maíz y para preparar el kenaf.

Con el nuevo préstamo, espera obtener una mayor producción y mayor fuente de ingresos para su familia. De las ganancias que reciba desea reparar su casa poco a poco y comprar cosas que no posee. Norberta desea ser una de las personas que más producen granos básicos en la zona.

Previous Loan Details

Norberta is 20 years old and lives with her parents. Norberta is an enterprising and hard-working young woman. She has been growing corn for eight years and jute and kenaf (natural fiber used to make bags, rope, string tote bags, crafts, etc) for two years. Her family taught her to work the ... More from Norberta Isamar's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 539
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Norberta Isamar to cultivate 56,000 square meters of corn and to prepare the kenaf (Deccan hemp).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Norberta Isamar. It was first posted on Kiva on Sep, 2011. Learn More