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Salvador is 44 years old, married, and has three children. He has a 16-year old daughter in high school, and 8 and 12-year old sons in elementary school. He works as a security guard during the night, and for the last three years he has sold cheese, cream and baguette bread during the day. Weekly, he buys cheese and cream from a city 90 km away. He buys the baguette bread in a community nearby.

He has requested a loan through Fundación Campo to buy a motorcycle to ride to work and to sell and deliver his products. This will give him faster transportation to deliver products to his customers and to grow his business. His goal is to save to improve his home and provide better living conditions for his family.
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Don Salvador tiene 44 años de edad, es casado y tiene tres hijos una de 16 años que estudia bachillerato, y otro de 8 y 12 años de edad que estudian básica en la escuela. El trabaja como vigilante en la noche y en el día sale a vender queso, crema y pan francés desde hace tres años.

El queso y la crema los compra una vez por semana en una ciudad que esta a 90 kilómetros de su casa; el pan francés lo compra en una comunidad cercana.

El préstamo esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar una motocicleta, para trasladarse al trabajo hacer las ventas a entregar el producto. Así, él tendrá un medio de transporte más rápido, para entregar los productos a sus clientes y ampliar su negocio. Su deseo es ahorrar para mejorar su vivienda y brindarle mejores condiciones de vida a su familia.

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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
  • 745
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,004,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Salvador to purchase a motorcycle to ride to work, make sales, and deliver the merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013