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Carlos Humberto
Carlos is 50 years old. He is in a common-law marriage and has three children. He is a person who has worked in agriculture for 32 years, raising his crops year after year. He learned this profession from his father, since from the age of 12 he accompanied him to the fields, and he has continued working as a farmer and as a day laborer.

The loan he is requesting from the Campo Foundation is to buy three sacks of fertilizer and herbicides to plant 10,500 square meters. This investment will allow him to continue with his crops so that he obtains a good harvest. This will help him improve his home, to provide protection to his family and see his children get ahead in life.
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Carlos tiene 50 años de edad, esta acompañado y tiene tres hijos. Es una persona que trabaja en la agricultura desde hace 32 años, año con año él realiza sus cultivos; esta actividad la aprendió de su padre, ya que desde los 12 años de edad lo acompañaba al campo y fue así como ha venido trabajando en la agricultura y como jornal.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar tres sacos de abono y herbicidas para sembrar 10,500 metros cuadrados. La inversión le permitirá continuar con sus cultivos para que obtenga una buena cosecha que le ayude a mejorar su vivienda para brindarle protección a su familia y ver a sus hijos triunfar.

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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
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Carlos Humberto to buy three sacks of fertilizer and herbicides to plant 10,500 square meters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014