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María Guillermina
Maria, 72, has five children. She has a small store where for three years she has sold basic goods like rice, beans, sugar, corn, soup and other things. She also sells clothing, which is her strength because her daughter helps with the business.

She goes to a city 120 km away to buy products once a month. She sells the clothing door-to-door in her community.

Maria asks for a loan from Fundacion Campo to buy more products to stock her store, as well as to buy clothing. This will help her have more products to go out and sell and increase her business. Her goal is to improve her quality of life and have a more stable and strong business.
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La señora María tiene 72 años de edad, tiene cinco hijos. Ella posee una pequeña tienda desde hace tres años de productos básicos como: arroz, frijoles, azúcar, maíz, consomé, entre otros. También, se dedica a comercializar ropa, que es su fuerte a la señora le ayuda una hija con el negocio.

Ella se traslada a comprar los productos hasta una ciudad que esta a 120 kilómetros de distancia, una vez al mes. La ropa la vende de manera ambulante en la comunidad.

Doña María solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar más productos para surtir la tienda y para comprar ropa. Esto le ayudara a disponer de más productos para salir a vender y aumentar su negocio. Con el objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida y contar con un negocio más fuerte y estable.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 600
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped María Guillermina to buy more products to stock her store, and to buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013