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José Antonio
José is 61 years old, is married and has seven children. From childhood, he grew up working with the company of his parents and grandparents in agriculture, cultivating corn, beans and sorghum. At the age of 20, he married and procreated seven children, who are all adults now. He is a farmer, rancher, and also devoted to raise pigs. He has been able to grow his children with all these activities.

To purchase agricultural supplies, he travels to the nearest town which is 10 kilometers from the place where he lives. He travels by bus and it takes an hour to arrive. He buys animals in places near his home.

The loan he is requesting to Fundación Campo is to buy a cow and two pigs, to repair leaks, and to collect his crops of corn and beans. With the investment, he will have greater variety of animals, which he will sell to receive income. Also, he will collect his crops in the optimal time. His dream is to have a better farm and a more dignified home.
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Don José, tiene 61 años de edad, es casado y tiene siete hijos. Él es una persona que desde su infancia creció trabajando en compañía de sus padres y abuelos en la agricultura en el cultivo de maíz, fríjol y sorgo. A los 20 años de edad se caso y procreo siete hijos, hoy en día todos son mayores de edad. Es agricultor, ganadero y también se dedica a la crianza de cerdos de todas actividades, él ha podido crecer a sus hijos.

Para comprar los insumos agrícolas, él viaja a la ciudad más cercana que esta a 10 kilómetros del lugar en donde reside. Se transporta en autobús y tarda una hora en llegar y los animales los adquiere en los lugares cercanos a su vivienda.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar una vaca, dos cerdos, reparar unas goteras y para recolectar su cosecha de maíz y fríjol. Con la inversión dispondrá de mayor variedad de animales, los que venderá para recibir un ingreso y además que recolectara su cosecha en los tiempo óptimos. Su deseo es contar con una granja mejor desarrollada y poseer una vivienda más digna.

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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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,232,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped José Antonio to buy a cow and two pigs, to repair leaks and to collect his crops of corn and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013