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Samuel Antonio
Samuel is 20 years old and works as a laborer, raising pigs. He has been doing this since he was 15 and learned from his deceased father. He’s been doing this work for the past five years and he works five km from his home, working from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. He spends the rest of the day tending to his own pigs.

He completed his bachelor studies and lives with his family, made up of three brothers, his mother, and father in law.

He is asking for this loan to buy more pigs, since this is a strong business for him and it generates good money in a short time. He will use the rest of the money to repair his car.

Samuel wants to have his own land on which he can build his house. He also wants to save some for the family expenses he may have in the near future and also provide an education for his younger sister and see her become a professional.
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Samuel tiene 20 años de edad, se dedica a prestar sus servicios como jornalero, a la crianza de cerdos, estas actividades las desempeña desde los 15 años, las aprendió de su difunto padre; hasta el momento son 5 años desempeñando dichas actividades laborales, el trabaja en la zona y recorre 5km de distancia al lugar de trabajo, su horario de trabajo es de 6 de la mañana hasta las 12 del día, el resto del día lo trabaja en la crianza de los cerdos.

Él termino sus estudios de bachillerato, y reside con su familia la cual la conforman sus 3 hermanos su madre y padrastro.

El crédito lo solicita para comprar más cerdos, debido a que es la actividad fuerte para él, le genera mayores entradas de dinero a corto plazo, y el resto del dinero lo invertirá en la reparación del automóvil.

Samuel, sueña con adquirir su propio terreno, para construir su vivienda, además desea ahorrar cierta cantidad para los gastos familiares que podría tener en un futuro cercano. Además sueña con brindarle el estudia a su hermana menor y verla como un profesional.

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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
  • 576
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,939,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Samuel Antonio to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 15, 2013
Listed
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014