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Andrés De Jesús
Andrés is sixty-five years old and is married. He is a hard-working and fighting individual, and has been making a living in agriculture for the past thirty-two years. It was his father who taught him, since they lived on a ranch where he worked day and night. He attends church and has been a leader of the church for twenty-five years. He buys all his agricultural inputs in a small town that is twenty minutes away by bicycle.

The loan he is requesting is to buy two calves for grazing and to pay the rent on 14,000 square meters of land that he will cultivate in the summer season with an irrigation system. With this investment, he will know he has land to cultivate and will be able to buy more livestock that will help him generate a higher income for his family.

This will allow him to provide better living conditions for his granddaughters, and to get out of the economic constraints in which they have found themselves.
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Don Andrés tiene 65 años de edad, es casado. Es una persona luchadora y trabajadora, se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 32 años, fue su padre quien le enseño ya que Vivian en una hacienda en donde trabaja día y noche. Él asiste a la iglesia, es pastor de la iglesia desde hace 25 años. Los insumos agrícolas los compra en una localidad que esta a veinte minutos en bicicleta.

El préstamo que esta solicitando es para comprar dos terneras para repasto y para pagar el alquiler de 14,000 metros cuadrados de terreno, para cultivar en la época de verano bajo el sistema de riego. Con la inversión tendrá seguro el lugar donde cultivara y podrá comprar más ganado que le ayude a generar mayores ingresos para su familia. Que le permita brindarles mejores condiciones de vida a sus nietas y poder salir de las limitaciones económicas en las que se encuentran.

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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
  • 428
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,826,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,200 helped Andrés De Jesús to buy two calves for grazing and to pay the rent on 14,000 square meters of land.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 15, 2012
Listed
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Dec 5, 2012