Santos, 39, is married with one child. He’s been running a business selling sweets and spices for 25 years. He inherited it from his parents and continues to run it on his own. The loan he is requesting is to buy more spices, sweets and clothing to sell for New Year's festivities. He wants his business to become well established in order to generate income that will improve his family’s quality of life.
Santos tiene 39 años de edad, es casado y tiene un hijo. Él tiene 25 años de dedicarse a la venta de especies y dulces, lo heredo de sus padres y posteriormente él ha seguido trabajando por su propia cuenta. El préstamo que esta solicitando es para comprar más especies, dulces y ropa para vender en la temporada de fin de año. Lo que desea, es que su negocio este bien establecido para obtener ingresos que le permitan mejorar las condiciones en que vive su familia.
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.