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Emilio Baltazar
Emilio is 31 years old and completed high school. He's married; his wife does domestic chores and they currently don't have children. He lives with his wife and his mother.

Emilio has been making tustacas (baked corn and cheese dough) and totopostes (baked corn tortilla) in his town for the past nine years. He learned this trade from a friend who owns this type of business and insisted that he help him, and then he learned it. Emilio also drives a few children to school on a minibus. He works on his tustacas and totopostes business from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, he drives the children to school from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and picks them up and takes them home from noon to 1 p.m.

With the loan he requested from Fundación Campo, Emilio will purchase a laptop computer so he can make good use of the internet and keep himself informed about the events going on around the world. One of the needs that will be fulfilled is that by using this computer and the internet, aside from being up-to-date he'll also seek more customers.

One of his dreams regarding his tustacas business is to export to other countries, seek customers from other countries through the internet and get a larger clientele. Therefore he'll give his country a good name by exporting the delicious totopostes.
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Emilio de 31 años, estudio bachillerato, es casado; la esposa trabaja en lo domestico por el momento no han procreado hijos. Él vive con la esposa y la mamá.

Emilio tiene 9 años de dedicarse a la elaboración de tustacas y totoposte en el municipio. Este negocio lo aprendió de un amigo que tiene este negocio y lo inculco a que le ayudara fue así como aprendió. Emilio también maneja un microbús llevando unos niños a la escuela, es así que el trabajo de las tustacas y totopostes lo hace de las 9am a las 11am y de 2pm a 5 pm ; ya que de 6 am a 8 am lleva los niños a la escuela y los pasa a llevar de regreso de 12 m a 1 pm.

Emilio con el préstamo solicitado a la Fundación Campo, comprara una computadora portátil, esta computadora que comprara es para darle un buen uso al internet y estar informado de los acontecimientos que en el mundo están pasando. Una de las necesidades que serán satisfechas, es que mediante esta máquina y el internet aparte de actualizarse, también buscara a más clientes.

Unos de sus sueños en el negocio de tustacas, es exportarla a otros países y vía internet buscar los clientes de otros países y tener más clientes y así poner en alto el país, que se exportan los ricos totopostes .

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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
  • 662
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,066,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Emilio Baltazar to purchase a laptop computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 2, 2013
Listed
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 22, 2014