He buys the supplies in a town located about 30 minutes from his home, and he walks for about 10 minutes in order to get on one of the pick-up trucks that carry passengers.
He'll use the loan to purchase five sacks of compost so that he can use them in his coffee crop and obtain a better coffee harvest.
By using the fertilizers he'll ensure that his harvest will improve and that his farm will yield more profits. Also, he'll obtain higher earnings for his family and for continuously investing in the farm.
His goal is to sow the waste lands, grow coffee on them and improve his farms.
Los productos los compra en una ciudad que se encuentra a unos 30 minutos de su casa, y camina a pie unos 10 minutos para abordar uno de los pick up que transportan pasajeros.
El crédito lo utilizara para comprar 5 sacos de abono para aplicárselo a la plantación de café y obtener una mejor cosecha de café.
Al aplicar los fertilizantes está asegurando que su cosecha sea mejor y su finca le rinda más y obtener mejores ingresos para su familia y para seguir invirtiendo en la misma.
Su objetivo, es cultivar los terrenos baldíos, sembrarles café y mejorar e incrementar sus fincas
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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