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Mauricio, 41, has a life partner. His three children, ages 13, 16, and 20, are in school. He was only able to finish 6th grade. Mauricio sells cattle, which he buys from customers and later sells during the cattle-buying season. He also farms and runs a store, all of which he learned from his grandfather, who pursued the same trades.

He will use this loan to buy cattle to resell and merchandise like sugar, oil, detergent, and beverages for his store. Someday he hopes to buy a new vehicle to transport the animals.
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Mauricio de 41 años de edad, esta acompañado y tiene 3 hijos de 13 años de edad, 16 años de edad y 20 años de edad, todos estudian. Solo pudo estudiar hasta 6° grado.

Mauricio es comerciante de ganado, los animales los compra a clientes que ya tiene y luego los vende en la plaza donde se vende el ganado. También es agricultor y administra una tienda, todo esto lo aprendió de su abuelo, que se dedicaba exactamente a lo mismo que él hace hoye en día.

El préstamo será utilizado, para comprar ganado y después venderlo en la plaza, también comprara productos para la tienda, azúcar, aceite, detergente, bebidas, entre otros. En un futuro, espera comprar un vehículo nuevo que le facilite el traslado de animales.

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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 El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 661
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,150,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mauricio to buy cattle and merchandise like sugar, oil, detergent, and beverages for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014