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Yessenia Mabel

Update on Yessenia Mabel

Yessenia, 28 did not go to school however she knows how to read and write a little bit.

She has a partner. Her husband works as a farmer (he grows corn, beans and sorghum) and her daughter goes to nursery school. They are the three that live in the house.

She takes care of the house, sometimes she helps her husband with the farming and sometimes she works in a nursery run by a cooperative in the area.

She is requesting a loan to replace the roof of her home since the current wood and tile has deteriorated.

She will buy tiles and wood and pay for the labor.

She dreams of having a job to help her husband with the expenses. She also wants her daughter to get ahead in her studies.

At the moment the money they get is for the family expenses and to pay for the loan.

Although she thinks that if it weren't for the loan, she would not have been able to do what she has done so far, which is improve the house little by little.
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Yessenia de 28 años de edad, no estudio, aunque sabe leer y escribir un poco, es acompañada, el esposo trabaja en la agricultura, (cultiva maíz, frijol y maicillo), la niña que tiene, va a parvulario y ellos tres son los que viven en el hogar. Ella se dedica a los oficios del hogar, ayuda a su esposo en ocasiones, en la agricultura y en ocasiones trabaja en un vivero que tiene una cooperativa de la zona.

El préstamo que está solicitando es para ella le cambiara el techo a la vivienda, pues la madera y la teja que tiene ya está deteriorada. (Comprara teja, madera, y pagara mano de obra) sueña con tener un empleo para ayudar a su esposo en los gastos, también con que su hija salga adelante en su estudio, pues por el momento el dinero que obtienen es para el gasto de la familia y el pago del crédito. Aunque piensa que de no ser por el credito no podría hacer lo que hasta ahorita ha hecho con los crédito, como lo es mejorar la casa poco a poco

Previous Loan Details

Yessenia, 28, did not study but has learned with the literacy program. She is married, her husband works in agriculture and they have a daughter that goes to nursery school. She takes care of the home but on occasion she works in nurseries, which she does because in the area there is no other ... More from Yessenia Mabel's previous loan »

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.

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About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 550
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Yessenia Mabel to buy tiles and wood and pay for the labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2014
Apr 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Yessenia Mabel. It was first posted on Kiva on Mar, 2014. Learn More