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Mirna Xiomara
Mirna, 33 years old, attended school until the fifth grade. She is a single mother of two children, aged 9 and 4 years old. One attends school. Mirna is responsible for supporting both children. She makes a living selling snacks, fruit and vegetables, a business she has had for five years. She goes throughout the canton selling these products.

With the loan, she will purchase fruit, vegetables, cooking oil, corn, salt, meat, etc. in order to make more snacks to sell. She dreams that her business will grow and that her children will study and have better living conditions.
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Mirna de 33 años de edad, estudio hasta 5º grado de educación, es madre soltera, tiene 2 hijos de 9 y 4 años de edad, de los cuales uno esta estudiando, de ella dependen dos personas. Ella se dedica a vender antojitos, frutas y verduras. Tiene 5 años de dedicarse a este negocio, ella recorre todo el cantón vendiendo estos productos.

Con el préstamo, comprara frutas, verduras, aceite, maíz, sal, carne, etc. Para elaborar más antojitos para comercializarlos. Ella sueña con que su negocio crezca y que sus hijos estudien y que tengan una mejor condición de vida.

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
  • 704
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,614,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mirna Xiomara to purchase fruit, vegetables, cooking oil, corn, salt, meat, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 10, 2014
May 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2015