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Andrés is 60 years old, married and had three children but they were assassinated in the El Salvador armed conflict. He is an honest, responsible, hardworking man who lives only with his wife; they need to build a house. All of his life he’s worked in agriculture and he was a combatant in the El Salvador armed conflict.

Andrés is asking Fundación Campo for a loan to buy lumber, forked supports, beams, girders, tacks, poles and nails that he will spend $500 on and 1000 roofing tiles that cost $500 dollars; the rest will be used to pay labor costs.

He and his wife will live in their own, proper, secure home to continue working with the Fundación. He wants to have a house made of blocks and to work in agriculture.
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El señor Andrés tiene 60 años de edad, es casado y procreo tres hijos, pero fueron asesinados en el conflicto armado en El Salvador. Él es una persona, honesta, responsable, trabajador, solo vive con su esposa y tienen la necesidad de construir una casa. Toda su vida él se ha dedicado a trabajar en la agricultura, fue combatiente del conflicto armado en El Salvador.

Don Andrés solicita un préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar madera, horcones, vigas, cuartones, tachuela, vara de tuza, clavos, en los que invertirá $500 dólares, 1000 tejas que cuestan $500 dólares y el resto será para pago de mano de obra.

Así él y su esposa vivirán en una casa propia, digna y segura, para continuar trabajando con la Fundación. Él desea tener una casa de bloque y trabajar en la agricultura.

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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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Andrés to buy builidng materials and supplies and to pay labor costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2012
Apr 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013