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Jose Alfredo
José is 67 years old and has two children, aged 42 and 37 years, respectively. José was only able to complete first grade at primary school as he did not have the money to study. José is divorced and one of his sons, along with his wife and three children, live with José.

José has been a farmer since he was ten years old He learned the trade from his brother. José works as a pump operator on a community water project, where he works 8-days-on/8-days-off. On his days off, he makes a living in agriculture.

This loan will be used to buy twelve sheets of aluminium to repair the roof on his kitchen, and part of the walls, and to buy fertiliser for his corn crops.

José's goal is to complete repair his house so as to be able to live more comfortably and not be prone to illnesses during the rainy season.
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José de 67 años de edad, tiene 2 hijos, de 42 y 37 años de edad, uno de ellos vive con él. Solo pudo estudiar hasta primer grado, no tuvo los recurso económicos para poder estudiar, es divorciado y además de su hijo lo acompañan su nuera y tres nietos.

José es agricultor desde los 10 años de edad, aprendió de su hermano mayor, trabajó como operador de la bomba en un proyecto de agua potable en la comunidad, trabaja 8 días corridos y tiene libre otros 8 días que se dedica a trabajos agrícolas.

El préstamo será utilizado en la compra de 12 pliegos de lamina de aluminio para repara el techo de la cocina y parte de las paredes, también para comprar fertilizantes para el cultivo de maíz que tiene establecido

José tiene como meta repara totalmente su casa para vivir con mayores comodidades no estar expuestos a enfermedades en la época lluviosa

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

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About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 630
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,061,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,500 helped Jose Alfredo to buy twelve sheets of aluminium, and to buy fertiliser to grow corn.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 23, 2013
Listed
Oct 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Nov 1, 2013