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Juan Santos
Juan is a 44 year old man. He is married and the father of two children. He has a lot of experience in his activity (farming). He is also the owner a team of oxen that he works corn with in the winter and in the summer he hauls water to friends and neighbors from whom he receives payment. He learned this activity from his parents and he continues doing it on his own.

The loan will be used to buy agricultural materials (fertilizer and herbicides). Another part of it will be used to stock a small business selling clothes as a street vendor that his life's companion has.

With the loan, he will provide a benefit to his crop from which he hopes to have a bigger yield. He will have more income for his family and he will be able to pay off the loan. He will also be able to invest more in the clothes selling business, which also generates money for his family.

HIs first goal is building his own house, growing his life's companion's business and also giving his 2 children and education.
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Juan es un hombre de 44 años de edad, acompañado y padre de dos hijos. Posee mucha experiencia en la actividad que realiza (agricultura) también es propietario de una yunta de bueyes con los cuales en invierno trabaja en las milpas y en el verano transporta agua en carreta a los amigos y vecinos de los cuales revise una paga; sin embargo toda su vida se ha dedicado a dicha actividad ya que la aprendió de sus padres y lo sigue haciendo hoy por su propia cuenta

El crédito sera utilizado en la compra de insumos agrícolas (abono y herbicidas) y otra parte sera para surtir un pequeño negocio de venta de ropa ambulante que tiene su compañera de vida.

Con el préstamo, proporcionara un mejor beneficio a su cultivo del cual espera tener mayor producción el cual obteniendo mejor producción tendrá mejores ingresos para su familia y podrá cancelar su crédito ademas podrá invertir mas en el negocio de ropa, la cual tan bien genera ingresos a la familia.

Su primera proyección, es construir su vivienda propia y hacer crecer el negocio de su compañera de vida; también poderles dar una educación a sus 2 hijos.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 653
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,080,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,200 helped Juan Santos to buy fertilizer and herbicide. Another part will be used to stock a small business selling clothes as a street vendor that his life's companion has.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 24, 2013
Listed
Jul 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Aug 30, 2013