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María Deysi
María, 53, is an enterprising, hardworking woman; an example to follow. She currently lives alone although her two daughters are her neighbors and spend most of their time with her helping with household chores.

She worked baking bread for the last five years. Cheese bread is her specialty. She also sells other types of snacks like fried manioc, fried bananas and fried pork skin. She sells her goods in the community and some of her customers come by her house to buy.

The loan she’s requesting is to buy more bread baking raw materials in order to have more customers because she’ll be able to supply more demand and earn much more income. Her dream is to increase sales and to hire employees to bake bread.
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María de 53 años de edad, una mujer emprendedora y trabajadora, un ejemplo a seguir. Actualmente vive sola aunque, están viviendo sus 2 hijas como vecinas a su casa, y pasan mayor tiempo con ella ayudando en los oficios del hogar.
Se dedica a la elaboración de pan, desde hace 5 años, siendo las quesadillas su fuerte, además, vende otro tipo de bocadillos como yuca frita, plátanos fritos y chicharras. Ella comercializa sus productos en la comunidad y algunos clientes le van a comprar hasta su casa.
El préstamo que esta solicitando, es para comprar mas materia prima para la elaboración de pan, con esto tendrá mas clientes, porque abastecerá mas la demanda y tendrá muchos mas ingresos. Su sueño es tener una venta mas fuerte, y tener empleados haciendo pan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for rural women in El Salvador. Loan amounts are much smaller than average and the field partner is not requiring any guarantee for this type of loan. The goal is to support businesses that will enable women to work from their homes or start flexible businesses, as many of them are single mothers and are the sole caretakers for their families. Women who receive this type of loan also receive training on entrepreneurship, business management and budgeting.

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
  • 553
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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 $200 helped María Deysi to buy baking supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014