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José Ignacio
José, 19, is married and has no children. He only studied up to sixth grade. His parents were having bad financial problems, so he wasn't able to continue attending school.

José has six years of experience as a tailor, which he learned when he left school. Thanks to his apprenticeship to a local tailor, he's able to help his parents economically. He walks about a kilometer to work every day and works from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

José will use the loan to buy sewing machines to set up his own business. He needs to continue working, but on his own.
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José de 19 años de edad, esta casado no tiene hijos y solamente estudio hasta 6º grado, dado que sus padres, pasaban por una situación económica muy mala, así que no tuvo la oportunidad de seguir estudiando.

Tiene 6 años de experiencia como sastre, oficio que aprendió después de dejar de estudiar, asistiendo como aprendiz a una sastrería local, gracias a ello tiene la posibilidad de ayudar a sus padres económicamente. Para llegar al lugar de trabajo camina todos los días aproximadamente un kilómetro y trabaja de 7 de la mañana a 5 de la tarde

El préstamo será utilizado en la compra de maquinas de coser, para instalar un negocio propio, necesita seguir trabajando pero de forma independiente.

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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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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 719
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped José Ignacio to buy sewing machines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2013
Listed
Sep 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014