José, 50 years old, lives with his life partner, has 2 children and is responsible for providing for his family. Ever since he was a young boy, he has worked buying and selling livestock, as his father did before him. On days when he is selling, he gets up very early as this type of work is carried out during the morning.
Throughout the week he buys his livestock from places located in the area surrounding his home. He spends 2 days each week in the town square where he sells his animals.
He is applying for a loan to buy 2 grazing dairy cows so that he can increase the size of his of dairy herd, which will improve his earnings for his family. He wants to buy more dairy livestock so that he can continue to improve his family's income.
El señor José tiene 50 años de edad, vive con su compañera de vida y tiene dos hijos. Desde muy pequeño se ha dedicado a la compra y venta de ganado, ya que su padre se dedicaba a esta misma actividad. Para los días que vende se levanta de madrugada, debido a que este tipo de trabajo se realiza por la mañana, él es una persona muy responsable con su familia.
El ganado lo compra en los lugares aledaños de donde él vive, durante toda la semana, dos días a la semana asiste a la plaza, que es el lugar donde los vende.
El préstamo que esta solicitando es para comprar dos bovinos lecheros de repasto. Así él aumentara el número de bovinos lecheros con los que mejorara los ingresos para su familia. Él desea comprar más ganado lechero y seguir mejorando sus ingresos para la familia.
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.