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Marlyn Del Carmen
Marlyn is 32 years old and the mother of one child. She makes tamales and also sells plants from her garden. She learned this job from her mother, who always did this type of work. She travels about ten kilometers to the city to buy the supplies necessary to make her tamales.
This loan, which she is requesting from Fundación Campo, is to buy five calves to fatten up. With this work she will have extra money to use to support her child with what he needs. She wants her child to study and eventually study a career in the university.
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Marlyn tiene 32 años de edad, es madre de un hijo. Ella se ha dedicado a elaborar tamales y venta de plantas en su vivero, lo aprendió de su madre que siempre ha trabajado en eso. Viaja unos diez kilómetros hasta la ciudad a adquirir los insumos para elaborar los tamales.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar cinco bovinos para engordarlos. Con la inversión obtendrá un ingreso extra para brindarle a su hijo todo lo que necesita, como lo es el estudio ya que ella desea que su hijo estudie una carrera universitaria.

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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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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 548
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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 $1,300 helped Marlyn Del Carmen to buy five calves to fatten up.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013