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Carlos Alberto
Carlos, who is 34 years old, is married and has three daughters, ages 9, 11, and 13. All are in school. On his part, he only went to school through high school. His wife is a vendor. She sells pupusas every afternoon. Four more people live with Carlos.

Since he was young, Carlos has worked the land. In the mornings he worked with his father, and in the afternoons he went to school. He also works the land now. He walks two kilometers to arrive at his parcel of land. He also cares for grazing animals, and every morning he milks two cows. Afterwards he goes to work in the field, and in the afternoon he returns with the animals.

The loan will be used to buy two milk cows. He hopes to be able to sell milk and then buy his own cattle to fatten. He hopes one day to see his daughters grown and with university degrees.
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Carlos de 34 años de edad, es casado y tiene 3 hijas, de 9 años d edad, 11 años de edad y 13 años de edad, todas estudian. Él por su parte solo estudio hasta bachillerato, su esposa es comerciante, vende pupusas todas las tardes. Con Carlos conviven 4 personas mas.

Desde pequeño Carlos se dedico a trabajar la tierra, por la mañana trabajaba con su padre y por las tardes estudiaba. Hoy en día también trabaja la tierra, camina 2 kilómetros para llegar a la parcela; también cuida ganado de repasto y todas las mañanas ordeña 2 vacas, después se va a trabajar al campo y en la tarde regresa con los animales.

El préstamo sera utilizado para comprar dos vacas de ordeño, esperando poder vender leche para luego comprar su propio ganado de engorde. Espera algún día ver crecidas a sus hijas y con un titulo universitario.

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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
  • 646
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,028,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carlos Alberto to buy two milk cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 30, 2013
Listed
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014