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Jorge
Jorge is 46 years old and married with five children. He has dedicated his whole life to agriculture, which his father taught him. His family is very unified and responsible, and he is known in the community where he lives as a hardworking, honest person with a good reputation, and he works the land in agriculture as a dayworker.

He is asking for a loan from the Farm Foundation to buy 300 blocks that cost $120, 4 100-pound 3/8 iron rods that cost $204, 100 pounds of 1/4 iron rods that cost $51, 10 bags of cement that cost $72.50, 4 cubic meters of sand that cost $80, 1 cubic meter of gravel that costs $25, and also roofing, wooden planks, and payment for labor.

The investment will allow him to buy all the materials he needs to improve his house and live in better conditions, and on top of that rainy season is coming up.

Jorge wants to build a block house, since the one he lives in is adobe, and to give his family a higher quality of life, and also wants his children to study and to continue working with the foundation.
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El señor Jorge tiene 46 años de edad, esta casado con cinco hijos. Él se ha dedicado toda su vida a la agricultura, fue su papá quien le enseño. Su familia es bien unida, responsable, es conocido en la comunidad donde vive como una persona honesta, trabajadora con buena reputación y trabaja la tierra en la agricultura como jornal.

Él esta solicitando un préstamo a la Fundación Campo, para comprar 300 bloques que cuesta $120 dólares, 4 quintales de hierro de 3/8 que cuestan $204 dólares, 1 quintal de hierro de 1/4 que cuestan $51 dólares, 10 bolsas de cemento que cuestan $72.50 dólares 4 metros cúbicos de arena que cuestan $80 dólares, 1 metro cúbico de grava que cuestan $25 dólares, también comprara teja, cuartones de madera y para pago de mano de obra.

La inversión le permitirá comprar todos los materiales que necesita para mejorar su casa y vivir en mejores condiciones, más que ya se acerca la época lluviosa.

Jorge desea construir una casa de bloque ya que en la que vive es de adobe, brindarle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida, que sus hijos estudien y continuar trabajando con la Fundación.

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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.

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About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 459
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,123,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Jorge to buy 300 blocks that cost $120, 4 100-pound 3/8 iron rods that cost $204, 100 pounds of 1/4 iron rods that cost $51, 10 bags of cement that cost $72.50, 4 cubic meters of sand that cost $80, 1 cubic meter of gravel that costs $25, and also roofing, wooden planks, and payment for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2012
Listed
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013