José, 36, is married and has one child. For several years he has made a living selling shellfish. He learned fishing from his father at a very young age. He buys the shellfish from some fishermen and sometimes he himself goes fishing in the sea.
He's requesting the loan to buy more shellfish so he has more and a better variety for his customers.
His goal is to increase his income and give his family comfort and security.
José tiene 36 años de edad, es casado y tiene un hijo. Desde hace varios años se dedica al comercio de mariscos, desde muy pequeño aprendió junto con su papá a la pesca. Los mariscos los compra a unos pescadores y a veces él mismo lo va a pescar al mar.
El préstamo que esta solicitando es para comprar más mariscos. Para ofreces más a los clientes y en mayor variedad. Con el objetivo, de incrementar sus ingresos económicos y brindar a su familia comodidad y seguridad.
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.