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Melvin Eli
Melvin, 36, only completed third year of high-school. He’s married and father of two children (a 15-years-old girl and 14-year-old boy). They live with him and are attending public school.

He’s worked for the city for about six months providing public safety in a unit. He used to provide his services to a supermarket chain. Added all up, he has 15 years’ experience providing public safety services. He learned from a brother who is also a security agent.

The distance he covers to reach his place of work is about 2 kilometers from home to city hall. His wife helps out making and selling chicken tamales. His security job with city hall happens on various shifts. They are 6am to noon and 1pm to 4pm and a night shift of 6-10pm.

The loan will be used to buy a motorcycle that he’ll use to get from home to work. Buying the motorcycle will allow him to get around more quickly. He also stated that his parents live far away and they are elderly and he visits them quite often.

His dream for his family is to continue building his house adding more bedrooms to it.
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Melvin de 36 años de edad, solo ha estudiado hasta 3er año de bachillerato, está casado y es padre de dos hijos (una niña de 15 y un niño de 14 años) que actualmente viven con ellos y que está estudiando en una escuela pública.

Es empleado de la alcaldía municipal, desde hace unos 6 meses, presta servicios de seguridad pública en una unidad. Antes, estaba prestado sus servicios en una cadena de supermercados. Por todo, posee una experiencia de 15 años desempeñando esta actividad de servicios de seguridad pública. La aprendió de un hermano, que es también agente de seguridad.

La distancia que recorre para, llegar a su lugar de trabajo, es aproximadamente 2 kilómetros desde su casa de habitación hasta la alcaldía, también cuanta con el apoyo de su esposa que se dedica a la elaboración y venta de tamales de gallina. El servicio de seguridad en la alcaldía lo realiza en diferentes horarios de trabajo siendo estos de 6: am a 12 m y de 1:00 pm hasta las 4 de la tarde y en hora de la noche de 6:00 hasta 10:00 pm.

El financiamiento será invertido, en la compra de una motocicleta que utilizara para el traslado desde su casa hasta el lugar de trabajo. Con la compra de la motocicleta se podrá movilizar más rápido y también manifestó que sus padres viven lejos y ellos ya está mayores y los visita muy a menudo.

Los sueños que tiene para su familia, es seguir con la construcción de su vivienda, con la elaboración de unas habitaciones más.

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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.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 618
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,281,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,300 helped Melvin Eli to buy a motorcycle.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 13, 2013
Listed
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Oct 16, 2013