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Luís Alexander
Luis is 42 years old. He is married and has three children. He has 20 years of experience as a corn farmer, having learned the trade from very young with his father, it being the only lucrative activity performed by his family. Luis works on his crop every day, cleaning, fertilizing, and controlling pests, among others. In order to buy the supplies he needs, Luis must ride on a pick up for forty minutes until he reaches the city, where he purchases the supplies.

The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo will be used to buy 10 sacks of fertilizer, herbicide, and insecticide for his crop. That way, he will buy all the supplies he needs at one time, saving him time and money. He will also be able to apply the products correctly and on time. He would like to buy a pick up to transport his crop, since he has to carry it on his back from the farm to his house, and a vehicle would make it easier.
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Luís tiene 42 años de edad, es casado y tiene tres hijos. Él tiene 20 años de experiencia en el cultivo de maíz, desde muy joven lo aprendió junto con su papá. Debido a que esta era la única actividad productiva que su familia realizaba. Don Luís trabaja todos los días en su cultivo, realizando labores de limpieza, fertilización, control de plagas, entre otros. Para comprar los insumos agrícolas debe abordar un pick up durante cuarenta minutos hasta llegar a la ciudad en donde realiza sus compras.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar 10 sacos de fertilizantes, herbicidas e insecticidas para su cultivo. De esta forma, comprara todos los insumos de una sola vez, ahorrándose tiempo y dinero. Además, que aplicara de forma adecuada y a tiempo los insumos. Él desea comprar un pick up para transportar su cosecha, debido a que debe trasladarlos en su espalda desde el terreno hasta su casa y con el automóvil le será más fácil.

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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
  • 479
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Luís Alexander to buy 10 sacks of fertilizer, herbicide, and insecticide for his crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 9, 2012
Listed
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 19, 2013