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Lidia Margarita
Lidia is a 53-year old woman who is married and has four children living at home, two of them studying and the other two working in a hospital. Her husband works driving a van and selling household items. Lidia and her husband have a business where they sell roasted meat in the street. Things are going well and they have many clients coming from early in the afternoon to have lunch. They also own a mill that provides some income when clients want to mill corn.

She really needs this loan to repair a vehicle that they own. Sometimes they need to run errands and go shopping, and this vehicle is of great help. The loan would allow them to cover this expense.

Lidia plans to keep expanding her business so that she can have a more stable stand and grow financially for the benefit of themselves and their clients.
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Lidia tiene 53 años de edad, está casada y su esposo trabaja en un camión vendiendo artículos para el hogar, tiene 4 hijos que viven en casa, 2 de ellos estudian y dos trabajan en un hospital.

Lidia y su esposo tienen un negocio de venta de carne azada a la orilla de la calle, les va muy bien en el negocio pues tienen mucha clientela que se acercan desde primeras horas del mediodía para almorzar. También tienen un molino con el cual generan ganancias cuando los clientes se acercan a moler maíz.

Ella necesita muchísimo de este préstamo, para reparar un vehículo que poseen, pues a veces necesitan hacer algunas diligencias y compras, y el vehículo es de mucha ayuda. Con el crédito ella podrá cubrir esta necesidad.

Lidia planea seguir creciendo en el negocio para así tener un puesto más estable que les haga crecer económicamente para beneficio de ellos y de su clientela.

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
  • 383
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,259,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lidia Margarita to repair a vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2014
Mar 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015