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Omar Alexander
Omar is a hardworking entrepreneur. He's 35 years old and studied only to the 4th grade level because of the scarcity of economic resources in his life. He decided to start his own business because he wanted to get ahead by working hard. He has been very dedicated to selling chicken sandwiches. He gets up very early to sell from 9 am to 4 pm. He is applying for this loan to buy cheese because it gives him a good profit. He has also decided to invest in more chicken and sodas for his business. He has been working tirelessly for a better life and meeting basic daily needs. He still has no children but supports his 18 year old brother who is in school. He wants his brother to have advantages and get a decent job that will allow them to progress together. He dreams to have his house remodeled to contain a store so he can sell in his own home and not go out in order to sell.
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Omar es un hombre de negocio y luchador tiene la edad de 35 años y apenas alcanzo a estudiar hasta el 4º grado de educación básica. Por los escasos recursos económicos en los que se vivia. Él decidió emprender su propio negocio, ha querido salir adelante luchando y trabajando arduamente se ha dedicado a la venta de panes con pollo que cada día se levanta muy temprano a vender desde las 9:00 am a 4:00 pm de la tarde, ademas ha decidido invertir en queso, pues es algo que le da muy buenas ganancias, ha decido invertir en mas Pollo y sodas. Lucha incansablemente por tener una mejor vida y poder cubrir las necesidades básicas que día a día se le presentan. Él aun no tiene hijos pero lucha por un hermano de 18 años, que se encuentra estudiando. Quiere que él sea un hombre de provecho y pueda tener un trabajo digno que les permita salir adelante juntos. Sueña en un futuro ver su casa re modelada y una tienda en ella,pues así no tendrá que salir y tener su propio negocio en la vivienda.

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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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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 768
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Omar Alexander to purchase cheese, chicken, and sodas for his sandwich business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 28, 2014
Listed
Feb 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015