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Juan De La Crúz
Juan, 26, is in a relationship and has a son. Since he was young he has worked in agriculture and six months ago he started raising chickens.

He has been a farmer since the age of 15.

The loan requested through Fundación Campo is to buy ten sheets of sheet roofing for his house, two quintals of feed for his chickens and two quintals of fertilizer.

With the loan he will fix his house to protect him from the rain since the walls are deteriorating and he will be able to sleep well without having to think they will get wet while he is resting.

His plans include to expand his chicken business, increase the size of the shed and plant more grain (corn, beans) then what he plants today.
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Juan tiene 26 años de edad, esta acompañado y tienen hijo. Desde pequeño trabaja en la agricultura y en la crianza de pollos hace seis meses que empezó. Siempre ha sido agricultor desde los 15 años.
El préstamo que esta solicitando Fundación Campo, es para comprar 10 pliegos de lámina para techar su casa, 2 quintales de concentrado para sus pollos y 2 quintales de fertilizantes.
Con la inversión, techara su casa, para protegerse de la lluvia ya que las paredes se le están deteriorando y podrá dormir tranquilo sin pensar que se mojara por las noches cuando este descansando.
Entre sus planes esta, ampliar el negocio de los pollos, hacer más grande la galera y sembrar más granos (maíz, frijol) de lo que hasta hoy siembra.

Additional Information

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 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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 701
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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 $800 helped Juan De La Crúz to buy ten sheets of sheet roofing for his house, two quintals of feed for his chickens and two quintals of fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2013
Jul 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014