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Jul 29, 2016 10:30 EST

El Salvador: A loan of $1,000 helps Reina Isabel to buy colored paper, wire, and glue in order to make more piñatas and continue selling.

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 29, 2016

Reina Isabel

El Salvador
 
 
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Reina Isabel’s story

Reina completed high school. She has three children, two of whom go to school and the other is not yet school-age. She is married and her husband works providing motor-taxi service. Reina makes and sells piñatas. She attended a workshop on making piñatas and now has 5 years of experience. She distributes her products in town stores, which she has done since starting her business.

She needs this loan in order to buy colored paper, wire, and glue in order to make more piñatas and distribute them to more places in order to increase her earnings. 

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy KendallView original language description 

This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses. 

Juan
Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan is part of Credicampo´s efforts to promote and revive the art of handcrafting in rural areas of El Salvador. This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with the money they need to buy tools and materials to create their goods. By supporting this loan you are helping provide opportunity for artists in El Salvador.–

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.

A loan of $1,000 helps to buy colored paper, wire, and glue in order to make more piñatas and continue selling.

 
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Reina Isabel

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