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Luís Iban

Update on Luís Iban

He works in agriculture. However, 10 years ago he learned how to do building work, and now has a house thanks to the loans he received from Fundación Campo.

Luís wants to establish a broiler chicken farm. In order to do this, he needs to build a chicken coop. This is why he is requesting a loan, so that he can purchase 300 blocks, 6 bags of cement, half a load of construction timber, 24 yards of chicken wire, chickens, feed, vaccines, vitamins, roofing materials, and to pay for labour. He says that Christmas is coming and he hopes to earn a very good profit during this time. The money he earns will enable him to save and in this way improve his quality of life.

His aim is to continue working the bean fields and his chicken and hen farm. He will also continue to do building work and to provide a nixtamal milling service. He does all this with the clear intention of improving his family's quality of life, and to ensure that his son studies and becomes a good professional.
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Él se ha dedicado a la agricultura; pero desde hace 10 años aprendió el oficio de la albañilería y posee su casa gracias a los créditos otorgados por la Fundación Campo.

Don Luís desea instalar una granja de pollos de engorde, para cumplir este objetivo necesita construir una galera y por ese motivo esta solicitando un préstamo para comprar 300 bloques, 6 bolsas de cemento, medio flete de cuartones de madera, 24 yardas de maya ciclón, pollos, concentrado, vacunas, vitaminas, lamina para el techo y para pago de mano de obra. Él comenta que se acerca la época navideña en la cual espera obtener muy buenas ganancias, que le permitan ahorrar para mejorar su calidad de vida. Pretende continuar trabajando en las milpas frijoleras, con la granja de pollos y gallinas, trabajar como albañil, además de continuar brindando el servicio con su molino de nixtamal. Todo lo hace con el firme propósito de mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, lograr que su hijo estudie y sea un buen profesional.

Previous Loan Details

Luís is 32 and lives with his common-law wife and son. He works in agriculture and for the last two years has been growing vegetables, a trade he learned from his father. Luis is hard-working, honest and responsible. He supplies to the community market and has many customers who buy his toma... More from Luís Iban's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,094,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Luís Iban to buy 300 blocks, 6 bags of cement, half a load of construction timber, 24 yards of chicken wire, chickens, feed, vaccines, vitamins, roofing materials, and to pay for labour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Luís Iban. It was first posted on Kiva on Jan, 2012. Learn More