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Rigoberto
Rigoberto is 42 years old, and lives with his life partner and their three children of 21, 15, and 8 years of age respectively. He has spent 7 years working in business in his store that sells basic products. He has always liked having his business, and having his own store came about when he was given a house on a hill and he saw the necessity of opening a store to obtain a stream of income for his family. It has been profitable.

Every 8 days Rigoberto has to travel to buy the products for his store, and he does so in the company of his wife. The trip is 40 minutes by bus to the city where he is able to make his purchases.

Rigoberto is asking for a loan to buy more merchandise for his store and offer more products to his clients. In order to always have what his clients are looking for and thereby generate more income for his family, he is hoping that he can provide his children with opportunities to study so they can be prepared academically and so that his business continues to grow even more.
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El señor Rigoberto tiene 42 años de edad, vive con su compañera de vida y sus tres hijos de 21, 15 y 8 años de edad respectivamente. Tiene 7 años de dedicarse al comercio en su tienda de productos básicos. A él siempre le ha gustado tener su negocio y lo de instalar su propia tienda surgió de él mismo desde que le regalaron una casa en una colonia y al ver la necesidad decidió iniciar con la tienda para obtener una fuente de ingresos para su familia y le esta siendo rentable.

Cada ocho días Rigoberto tiene que viajar para comprar los productos para su tienda y lo hace en compañía de su esposa. El viaje es de cuarenta minutos en autobús hasta la ciudad que es el lugar donde realiza las compras.

Él solicita un préstamo para comprar más mercadería para su tienda y brindar más productos a sus clientes. Para tener siempre lo que buscan los clientes y así generar más ingresos para su familia, ya que él desea brindarles el estudio a sus hijos para que ellos se preparen académicamente y que su negocio siga creciendo aún más.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 439
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,690,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Rigoberto to buy more merchandise for his store and offer more products to his clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 20, 2012
Listed
Feb 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 18, 2013