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Felipe
Felipe raises and sells cows, pigs, horses and grain crops. He lives with his wife, with whom he has four children aged 1, 6, 10 and 12. Three of them are in school and depend on him, while the other child is living in a foreign country.

He learned the business of farming from his parents, and he has been doing this work for 22 years. He is seeking a loan to invest in four metal silos for storing corn. He will use the rest for the purchase of pigs.

This investment will be very useful, since he will be able to store his corn and take it to the market when the price is better. A possible risk is that the corn could be suffer crop disease and become damaged.

Felipe's goal is to continue fighting to improve his family's standard of living, and to create a more profitable business. This will enable him to increase his income so that he can feed and educate his children.
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Felipe, se dedica a comercializar ganado, cerdos, caballos y granos básicos. Él vive con su esposa, tiene cuatro hijos de 12, 10, 6 y 1 año de edad, tres de ellos estudian y dependen de el mientras que el otro se encuentra en el extranjero.
El se dedica a las actividades agropecuarias y al comercio de ganado, cerdos, caballos; dicho trabajo lo aprendió de sus padres, lo cual lo realiza desde hace 22 años. Solicita un crédito que lo invertirá en la compra de 4 silos metálicos para guardar maíz y el resto en la compra de cerdos.
Esta inversión le será de mucha utilidad, ya que podrá tener el maíz guardado y sacarlo a la venta cuando el precio de este mejore. El Riesgo que se puede tener es una plaga en el maíz y se pueda dañar. Su objetivo es seguir luchando para mejorar sus condiciones de vida personal y familiar, crear un negocio más rentable, que le permita incrementar sus ingresos económicos, para aportar a sus hijos con el estudio y alimentación.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 820
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  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Felipe to buy pigs and four metal silos.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 7, 2013
Listed
Mar 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013