Carlos works in agriculture specifically, an activity he learned directly from his father at a young age. Because of the time he’s worked and thanks to institutions in the zone that strengthen said skills, he does his work well and becomes stronger every day.
The money will be used to bring in the harvest and he also intends to strengthen the small store his wife has to diversify household income. He mentions that in future he intends to work harder with help from his children as well as to repay the loan so that he will always have access to support for whatever activity he intends to carry out.
Carlos se dedica específicamente a la agricultura, actividad que aprendió directamente de su papá, cuando tenía una temprana edad, por el tiempo de trabajo e instituciones presentes en la zona que fortalecen dichos conocimientos, él desempeña sus actividades de buena manera y se fortalece cada día.
El dinero será invertido en la recolección de la cosecha, también pretende fortalecer una pequeña tienda que posee su esposa y de esa manera diversificar los ingresos en el hogar.
El señor menciona que en un futuro, pretende trabajar un poco más fuerte, teniendo el apoyo de sus hijos, también salir bien con el compromiso, para mantener siempre el apoyo en cualquier actividad que pretenda realizar.
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This loan is part of a CrediCampo project to help rural farmers living in extreme poverty plant basic grains to feed their families. Excess product is sold on the local market. These loans are smaller than the typical loans offered by this field partner, and guarantee requirements are also reduced. Individuals who receive this type of loan also get access to technical assistance, information on good environmental practices and increased access to farm inputs like fertilizer. This is considered a high risk loan due to the population and loan purpose, and CrediCampo is one of the very few institutions in El Salvador willing to working with these farmers.
About CrediCampoThis 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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