He has been farming for 41 years. He has a lot of experience growing corn and beans. His deceased father taught him this business activity, and he has taught it to his son as well as his daughters.
He is requesting the loan to get supplies like pesticides and fertilizer and to pay for the labor to finish planting 7,000 square meters of corn. He grows the corn on his own land.
He dreams of being able to expand his house in order to leave a good inheritance to his children. He also wishes to buy a car in order to better develop his farming activities.
El cliente tiene 41 años de ejercer la actividad de la agricultura, posee mucha experiencia en el cultivo de maíz y frijol; además esta actividad se la enseño su difunto padre, y él se la ha enseñado a su hijo, y también a sus hijas.
El crédito lo solicita es para la adquisición de insumos como pesticidas, fertilizantes y pago de mano de obra para terminar la siembra de 7,000 metros cuadrados de maíz, las cuales esta cultivando en tierra propia.
Sueña con poder ampliar su vivienda para dejar una buena herencia a sus hijos, además desea comprar un carro para desarrollar mejor sus actividades agrícolas.
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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