To buy the tools needs for planting he has to travel two kilometers. At times upon arrival he is not able to find the tools there and is then forced to travel elsewhere.
He is requesting this loan from Fundación Campo to buy 25 pounds of corn and the fertilizer needed to work during the season that has just begun. He rents the land where he plants. In this way, he will harvest food for his family and will not be in need all year. In the future he plans to buy a cow or two to generate other earnings for the home.
Para compra los implemento que utiliza en la siembra, tiene que viajar a una distancia de 2 kilómetros; pero aveces no los encuentra ahí, por lo que se ve obligado a trasladarse a otro lugar.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar 25 libras de maíz y el abono para trabajar en este invierno que ya empezó, él tiene alquilado el terreno para sembrar. De esta manera, cosechara la alimentación de su familia y que no falte durante todo el año. En el futuro planea comprar una vaca o dos para generar otro ingreso al a casa.
More information about this loan
This loan is part of a CrediCampo project to help rural farmers living in extreme poverty plant basic grains to feed their families. Excess product is sold on the local market. These loans are smaller than the typical loans offered by this field partner, and guarantee requirements are also reduced. Individuals who receive this type of loan also get access to technical assistance, information on good environmental practices and increased access to farm inputs like fertilizer. This is considered a high risk loan due to the population and loan purpose, and CrediCampo is one of the very few institutions in El Salvador willing to working with these farmers.
About CrediCampoThis 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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