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José Ramiro
José, 22, is married with one child. He has worked in agricultural labor since he got married five years ago. Then his father died and he took charge of his younger brothers, because he lives on his father's land.

He buys his agricultural supplies in a city ten kilometers from his house. He has to pay for the supplies to be transported to his house; then he moves them by cart to the place where he has his crops.

José is requesting the loan from Fundación Campo to buy manure, seed, and fertilizer, and to prepare the land. In this way he intends to improve and increase the level of corn production as well as his family's standard of living.

He wants to build a home for his family and continue to improve their standard of living with a better output.
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José tiene 22 años de edad, es casado con un hijo. Desde hace cinco años, él se ha dedicado a realizar trabajos agrícolas, cuando se caso. Luego su papá murió y se hizo cargo de sus hermanos menores ya que vive en el terreno de su padre.

Los insumos agrícolas los compra en una ciudad que esta a diez kilómetros de su casa, debe pagar para que le transporten los insumos hasta su casa, luego debe trasladarlos en carreta hasta el lugar donde tiene sus cultivos.

José solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo para comprar: abono, semillas, fertilizantes y para la preparación de la tierra. De esta manera, él pretende mejorar y aumentar el nivel de producción de maíz, al igual que el nivel de vida de su familia.
Él desea construir una vivienda para su familia y continuar mejorando el nivel de vida de su familia con una mejor producción.

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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
  • 698
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,086,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped José Ramiro to buy manure, seed, and fertilizer, and to prepare the land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 9, 2012
Listed
May 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013