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María Bertha
40 year old Bertha studied until 6th grade. She is a single mother of 4 children, 2 of whom work and help her with the household expenses. She does domestic work one block from her home, and she has been working in this house for 6 years. She starts at 7:00am and leaves at 3:00pm.
She needs the loan to build a room as she still lives with her parents and she wants to have a space for just her and her kids.
Bertha's dream is to have her own house some day and to be able to furnish it and to likewise enjoy it with her kids and not depend on her parents.
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Doña Bertha de 40 años de edad, estudio hasta sexto grado, es madre soltera de cuatro hijos, dos de ellos trabajan y le ayudan a sostener los gastos del hogar, ella trabaja realizando oficios domesticos el trabajo esta a una cuadra de su hogar, tiene seis años de prestar sus servicios en ese hogar entrando a las 7:00 am y saliendo a las 3:00 pm.

El prestamo lo nesecita para construir una habitación, ya que ella aun vive con sus padres por eso quiere apartarse solo con sus hijos.

Doña Bertha sueña con tener su propia casa algun dia y poder amueblarla y gozar de lo propio junto con sus hijos y ya no depender de sus padres.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 581
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,710,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Bertha to buy materials with which she wants to build a house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015