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José Carlos
José is 32 years old and has a child. His father taught him how to work on agricultural jobs and he has been working since he was 8 years old.

The loan that he is requesting to is buy 4 sacks of manure, herbicides, and payment of manual labor to clean and remove the crops for sowing. With the production he will have sufficient for consumption and sale to other people. He desires to cultivate more products to increase his income and no longer borrow loans.
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José tiene 32 años de edad, tiene un hijo. Él siempre se ha dedicado a realizar trabajos agrícolas, desde que tenia ocho años, fue su padre quien le enseño.

El préstamo que esta solicitando, es para comprar cuatro sacos de abono, herbecidas y pago de mano de obra; para sembrar, limpiar y sacar la cosecha. Con la producción él dispondrá de maíz suficiente para su consumo y cuando exista la necesidad vender a otras personas. Él desea cultivar más, para mejorar sus ingresos y no tener que recurrir a préstamos.

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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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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped José Carlos to is buy 4 sacks of manure, herbicides, and payment of manual labor to clean and remove the crops for sowing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013