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Manuel Antonio
Manuel, 33, only has a sixth grade education. He lives with is common-law wife and has worked for ten years as a bus driver. He walks six kilometers from home to work. He lives with his wife and three daughters who attend school. His wife is a homemaker.

Manuel learned his driving skill from his father who was also a driver. It is the only source of income he has since his wife cannot work because of an illness, so he is the only bread winner.

Manuel is in need of a loan to renovate his house because it is very dilapidated and in need of urgent repair. The rainy season is approaching and he wants his children to be safe. He dreams about having a dignified life and being able to live with his daughters and wife without fear of something happening to them in a catastrophe or if someone wanted to harm them. He knows that with the help of a loan he will be able to achieve his goal.
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Manuel de 33 años de edad solo logro estudiar hasta sexto grado, actualmente está acompañado él tiene 10 años de trabajar como motorista en un bus, camina 6 kilómetros del trabajo a su casa, su hogar está conformado por su compañera de vida y tres hijas, las cuales dos de ella están estudiando su esposa no trabaja solo se dedica a los oficios de su casa.
Manuel trabaja como motorista esto lo aprendió de su padre que también era motorista, es la única fuente de ingreso que él tiene, ya que su esposa no puede realizar ningún tipo de trabajo, porque padece de una enfermedad únicamente el aporta al hogar.
Manuel necesita su crédito para poder mejorar su casa, ya que hasta el momento está muy deteriorada lo cual necesita unas mejoras urgentemente, porque se acerca la temporada lluviosa en donde sus hijos deben estar seguros.
Manuel sueña en poder llegar a tener una vivienda digna, en la cual pueda vivir con sus hijas y su esposa sin miedo, a que les pueda llegar a pasar algo por catástrofe o por alguna persona que le quiera hacer daño, y sabe que todo esto lo puede lograr con la ayuda del crédito

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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
  • 652
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,114,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,100 helped Manuel Antonio to renovate his house.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 15, 2014
Listed
Feb 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Mar 30, 2014