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Carlos Arnoldo
Carlos 40 years of age, was able to carry out his studies until ninth grade, he lives with his wife and four children, all attend the school. His wife is dedicate to house chores.

Has close to 4 years of being a trader of cattle, buys and resells animals. He started with this business transporting livestock to ranchers. He is a good observer and realized that it was a good business with good profits and that he knew how to manage. After sometime, he decided to purchase cattle and resell it. Since then, he has more income for the family because he is still transporting goods and materials of construction.

Every day, he gets up at four in the morning to travel approximately 20 kilometers and returns to his home at three in the afternoon.
With the loan, he will buy four steers for fattened and then sell. Waiting to have good profit, and then get into the business of milk production.
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Carlos de 40 años de edad, solo pudo realizar sus estudios hasta noveno grado, está acompañado y tiene 4 hijos, todos asisten a la escuela. Su esposa se dedica a los oficios de la casa.

Tiene cerca de 4 años de ser negociante de ganado, compra y revende animales, todo y empezó con este oficio realizando viajes en un camión a ganaderos, al ser muy observador, se dio cuenta que era un buen negocio y que dejaba ganancias y se sabía administrar, con el tiempo se decidió comprar ganado y revenderlo y desde entonces es un ingreso más para la familia, porque todavía hace viajes en camión y transporta materiales de construcción.

Todos los días se levanta a las 4 de la mañana viaja cerca de 20 kilómetros y regresa a su casa a las 3 de la tarde.
Con el préstamo va a comprar 4 novillos para engordarlos y luego venderlos esperando tener buenas ganancias, y luego meterse al negocio de la producción de leche.

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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
  • 819
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,000 helped Carlos Arnoldo buy four steers for fattened.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 11, 2013
Listed
Oct 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Nov 7, 2013