Santos is 45 years old. He is married and has three children. He has worked the land since he was 13 years old, since growing grains has been the work and sustenance of his family for years. He learned by helping his father. His family has always grown staple grains. He obtains agricultural supplies in the city, which is thirty minutes from his house, and he transports them on the bus.
The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo is to buy manure, fertilizer, herbicide, and pesticide for his corn crop in order to support his family, since from it he obtains the money to cover some household necessities.
He wants to buy more cattle and plant a lot more, and in that way obtain more and better income so that his family will have what they need.
Santos tiene 45 años de edad, esta casado y tiene tres hijos. Ha trabajado la tierra desde los 13 años de edad; ya que la siembra de granos ha sido el trabajo y el sustento de su familia por años. Aprendió ayudándole a su padre. Su familia siempre se a dedicado a la siembra de granos básicos. Los insumos agrícolas los adquiere en la ciudad que esta a treinta minutos de su vivienda y los traslada en el autobús.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar abono, fertilizantes, herbicidas y pesticidas para su cultivo de maíz. Para el sustento de su familia ya q de allí obtiene el dinero para cubrir algunas necesidades de su hogar
Él desea, comprar mas ganado y sembrar mucho mas de esa manera obtener mas y mejores ingresos para que su familia tenga lo necesario.
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.