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Gregorio
Gregorio is 60 years old and lives with his family, which includes his wife and ten children. They all help plant corn and it’s a very united family. He is a person very well-known within the zone; he’s very friendly and respectful of others. He sells animals, buys and sells them and also raises sugarcane and does grinding and extracts sugar. His father taught him how to grind and he continues to work in this field. He buys his supplies in the nearby town, four kilometers from his home. At the same time he buys supplies and food for his home and the animals he resells. Transporting the supplies and animals is very difficult because he must walk eight kilometers to reach his destination.

He is asking for this loan through Fundación Campo to start a small business buying and selling livestock and pigs. The planning season is approaching and he wants to work so that he can have money to plant corn and beans.

He expects to have good results with his business and good quality of corn. In this way her can have a better income for his family.
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Gregorio es una persona de 60 años, vive con su familia que esta conformada por su esposa y 10 hijos en la cual todos colaboran en la siembra del maíz, es una familia muy unida, él es una persona muy conocida en la zona, muy amable y respetuoso con las personas. Se dedica al comercio de animales compra y vende los animales también cultiva caña de azúcar y realiza molienda la cual saca dulce de atado eso lo aprendió desde pequeño; su padre le enseño el oficio de la molienda y hasta el día de hoy sigue trabajando en eso. Compra los insumos en el pueblo más cercano que esta a unos 4 kilómetros de su casa. Al mismo tiempo que compra los insumos y alimentos para su casa, pasa comprando los animales que le servirán para la venta. El traslado de los insumos y de los animales es muy difícil, ya que debe caminar 8kilometros para poder llegar a su destino.
El préstamo que solicita a Fundación Campo, es para iniciar con un pequeño comercio de compra y venta de ganado y cerdos por que ya se acerca la época de siembra y el cliente quiere trabajar para poder tener dinero para poder sembrar el maíz y frijol.
Él espera buenos resultados con el negocio del ganado y una buena cantidad de maíz y con eso poder tener un mayor ingreso 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.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 459
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,123,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Gregorio to buy livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 15, 2013
Listed
Apr 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014