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Rene Alonso
Rene is 21 years old. He finished secondary school. He has a live-in partner, and he has a 3-month-old daughter whom his partner takes care of.

Rene is a farmer, a profession he learned from his father when he was a child. When he left school, he dedicated himself full-time to agricultural work. Rene also occasionally works for the local government in his community.

The loan will be used to buy a pair of young bulls, in order to work with them as oxen next year. In this way, he will not have to pay someone to plow the fields for him.

Rene plans to have everything he needs to work the soil. He comments that he still needs a wagon and a few other things. He also wants his children to finish their education.
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Rene de 21 años de edad, termino sus estudios de educación media, esta acompañado y tiene una niña de tres meses que la cuida su pareja.

Rene es agricultor, oficio que aprendió desde pequeño con su padre, cuando dejo de de estudiar, se dedico completamente a trabajos agrícolas. Rene también trabaja ocasionalmente con la alcaldía de su comunidad

El préstamo sera utilizado en la compra de un par de novillos, para trabajarlos como bueyes el siguiente año así no tendrá que pagarle a alguien para que le prepare la tierra.

Rene tiene planeado tener todo lo que necesita para trabajar la tierra, comenta que le hace falta una carreta y un par de cosas mas, ademas quiere que sus hijos terminen sus estudios.

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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
  • 621
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  • $24,281,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Rene Alonso to buy a pair of young bulls.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 27, 2013