He was studying, but he was presented with an opportunity to work for the city. Luís chose to work so that he could help his grandparents with the expenses. The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo will be used to buy ceramic floor tiles, doors, and windows for the house that is being built. He says that he would like to continue his studies on the weekends, but he is not able to stop working.
Luís tiene 23 años de edad, es soltero. Vive junto a sus abuelos desde la edad de cinco años, ya que su madre lo dejo con ellos. Estaba estudiando; pero se le presento la oportunidad de trabajar en la Alcaldía y opto por trabajar para ayudar a sus abuelos con los gastos.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar cerámica para el piso de la casa, comprar puertas y ventanas, para la casa que esta construyendo. Él manifiesta que le gustaría continuar estudiando los fines de semana, para no dejar de trabajar.
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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