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Carlos Antonio
Carlos is 22 years old and has a partner. Currently he lives on the same land with his parents but in a separate house. He works as a day laborer on a cattle ranch. He is also a farmer, and has been farming with his father since he was twelve years old.

The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo is to purchase corn and pumpkin seed to cultivate 3,500 square meters and also to buy feed and vitamins for the cattle he owns. He wants to take advantage of the coming season and begin planting so that possibly with the money he earns he will be able to plant even more. His desire is to own five milk cows and sell dairy products.
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Carlos tiene 22 años de edad, esta acompañado. Actualmente, vive junto con sus padres en el mismo terreno; pero en casa separadas. Trabaja como jornalero en una hacienda ganadera, también es agricultor cultiva junto a su padre desde los doce años de edad.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar semilla de maíz y pipían para cultivar 3,500 metros cuadrados y comprara concentrado y vitaminas para el ganado que posee. Él desea aprovechar, ya que esta muy próxima la época para empezar a sembrar y posiblemente con el dinero que gane le permita sembrar más. Su deseo es poseer cinco vacas lecheras para vender lácteos.

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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.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 747
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  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Carlos Antonio to purchase corn and pumpkin seed to cultivate 3,500 square meters and to buy feed and vitamins for the cattle he owns.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 8, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014