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Priscila Raquel
Priscila is a 24-year-old married woman. She takes care of the household chores and also has also helped her husband in his farm work for several years. She wakes up every morning at 5:00 a.m. to make breakfast, then goes with her husband to the fields. In the afternoon her husband works as a plumbing technician at a well in their community until 9:00 p.m.

She buys the farming supplies such as as fertilizer, seeds and insecticide in a city that is several kilometers from her house. She walks four kilometers to the place where the bus picks her up and brings her to the city.

She is seeking a loan from Fundación Campo in order to buy materials to build her house. Since she currently lives in a house constructed of laminated steel sheets, she wants to build her own house where she can have electricity and potable water.
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Priscila tiene 24 años de edad, esta casada. Se dedica a realizar los oficios domésticos y le ayuda a su esposo con las labores agrícolas desde hace varios años. Ella se levanta a las 5:00 a.m. a preparar el desayuno, para luego dirigirse junto a su esposo a trabajar en su cultivo. Por la tarde su esposo se dirige a trabajar en la fontanería en un pozo de la comunidad hasta las 9:00 p.m.

Ella compra los insumos agrícolas como el abono, semillas, veneno, etc. en una ciudad que esta a cuatro kilómetros caminando de su casa hasta el lugar en donde aborda un vehiculo que la traslade a la ciudad. El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar materiales para construir su casa. Debido a que en la que vive es de lámina, su deseo es construir su casa, instalarle la energía eléctrica y el agua potable.

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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 584
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,721,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Priscila Raquel to buy materials to build her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013