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Fidias Noel
Fidias is 48 years old and married with four children. He is very responsible with his family. Since he was young, he has made a living in agriculture and small livestock. Thanks to his personality and charisma, he has worked in the mayor's office for six years as an administrative assistant. When he leaves the office in the afternoon, he goes to work with his two cows. He processes the milk to make cheese and curd.

He has applied for a loan from Fundación Campo to buy sand and cement; to pay labor costs; to improve and plaster the walls of his adobe house; and to repair his roof. With this investment, Fidias will accomplish one of his goals for the new year, which is to provide his wife and children with more comfort. In the future, he hopes to build his house for his family using bricks or cinderblocks.
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Fidias tiene 48 años de edad, es casado y tiene cuatro hijos. Es una persona muy responsable con su familia, desde muy joven se ha dedicado a trabajar en la agricultura y a la ganadería en pequeño. Gracias a su personalidad y carisma desde hace seis años esta trabajando en la alcaldía municipal de su comunidad como ordenanza. Durante las tardes, cuando sale de la alcaldía se dirige a trabajar con sus dos vacas, procesa la leche y elabora queso y guajada.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar arena, cemento, pago de mano de obra; para mejorar las paredes de su casa, ya que son de adobe y las va a repellar y reparara el techo. Con la inversión, don Fidias lograra uno de sus objetivos para este nuevo año; que es brindarles mayor comodidad a su esposa e hijos. En un futuro él espera construir su casa de ladrillo o de bloque para su familia.

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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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fidias Noel to buy sand and cement; to pay for labor costs; to improve and plaster the walls of his adobe house; and to repair his roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014