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Olga Esperanza
Olga is 58 years old. She is married and has four children. She has been a farmer since she was very small, learning it from her father. She lives with her husband, who helps her cultivate 14,000 square meters of corn. She also is a merchant, selling basic necessity products. With her husband she gets up at 4:30 a.m. to milk cows and then goes out to the corn until 9:00 a.m. Her husband keeps working and she goes home to open her little store.

The loan she is asking Fundación Campo for is to buy agricultural materials to grow corn. This way, she will have feed for her cows and they will produce milk. Her objective is to acquire merchandise so she can stock her store more and buy two more cows.
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La señora Olga tiene 58 años de edad, es casada y tiene cuatro hijos. Ella se dedica a la agricultura desde que era muy pequeña, lo aprendió de su padre, vive junto a su esposo quien le ayuda a cultivar 14,000 metros cuadrados de maíz, además se dedica al comercio de productos de primera necesidad. Ella junto a su esposo se levantan a las 4:30 a.m. a ordeñar las vacas y posteriormente se dirige a la milpa hasta las 9:00 a.m. su esposo continua trabajando y ella retorna a su casa para abrir la pequeña tienda.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar insumos agrícolas para el cultivo de maíz. De esta manera, ella obtendrá alimento para sus vacas y que estas le produzcan leche. Su objetivo, es adquirir mercadería para tener mas surtida la tienda y comprar dos vacas mas.

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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
  • 402
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,303,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Olga Esperanza to buy agricultural materials to grow corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 5, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013