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Santos Marcos
Santos is 50 years old and has a partner. He is a person who has been working as a farmer since he was very young; he learned this trade from his parents. He works alongside his wife, since his children are fully grown and have their own family. Also, Santos works as a security guard on a plantation.

The loan which he is asking for from Fundación Campo, is to buy fertilizer, seeds, soil additives, pesticides, and to pay the rent on his land for cultivation. He plans to improve his house, since it gets wet during the winter.
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Santos tiene 50 años de edad, esta acompañado. Es una persona que desde muy pequeño se dedica a la agricultura; oficio que aprendió de sus padres. Él trabaja junto a su esposa, porque sus hijos son mayores de edad y tienen su propia familia. También don Santos trabaja como vigilante en una finca.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar fertilizantes, semilla, abono, pesticidas y pago del alquiler de la tierra para cultivar. Él planea mejorar su vivienda ya que se moja en invierno.

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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
  • 682
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Santos Marcos to buy fertilizer, seeds, soil additives, pesticides, and to pay the rent on his cultivated lands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014