He also needs to walk about 15 minutes from his home to the bus stop so that he can go to the city to buy the supplies he needs for his work. The bus ride takes 45 minutes.
He is asking for this loan through Fundación Campo to buy grassland bulls and to install electricity in his home. Before he only had the money to run the line and pay for the connection. Now he only needs the installation. This is a dream that he has always had and he has almost achieved it. Right now he uses candles for illumination, so he can’t do any more, but with electricity he will buy a freezer so he can sell frozen treats. Other dreams are for his daughters to study at university and for him to buy some land to will to them.
Para comprar los productos que necesita para realizar sus labores, debe caminar unos quince minutos de su casa a la calle por donde pasa el autobús que lo conduce a la ciudad, el viaje tarda cuarenta y cinco minutos.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar dos toros de repasto y el resto para instalar la energía eléctrica en su casa. Ya que solo tenía el dinero para llevar la línea y para el pago de la conexión y solo le hace falta la instalación. Este es un sueño que ha tenido siempre, y casi lo logra por completo, debido a que solo se ilumina con un candil y con eso no puede hacer nada, más sin embargo con la luz eléctrica comprara una refrigeradora para vender helados. Otro sueño es, que sus hijas estudien en la universidad y comprar unos metros cuadrados de terreno para heredarles a sus hijas.
About CrediCampoThis 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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