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José Fausto
Jose is 29 years old, studied up to high school in his community, and has been in a couple for 8 years. His wife works selling clothes and cosmetics in neighboring communities, and he's a father of two girls of 10 and 2 years of age. Only the older of the two daughters is going to school.

Jose works as a mason's assistant and as a day laborer in the community where he lives. He works in different activities to obtain income and in that way help with household expenses and support his family. Jose goes to work at 5 in the morning and has to walk for 20 minutes to get to the job site where a home is being built. He gets back home at 2 in the afternoon.

He's requesting this loan from Credicampo to invest in the purchase of clothes for all ages and help his wife's clothing business, and he needs the rest of the loan for the family's personal expenses. With this loan his objective is to increase sales and obtain higher income for the household.

Jose's objective is to continue working to pay for his daughter's education, and he also wants to build a home on a plot of land that he inherited from his mother.
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José tiene 29 años de edad, estudió hasta bachillerato en su comunidad, está acompañado desde hace 8 años y su esposa trabaja vendiendo ropa y cosméticos en las comunidades aledañas, es padre de dos niñas de 10 y 2 años de edad, y solo su hija mayor estudia en la escuela.

José se dedica al trabajo de ayudante de albañil y de jornalero en la comunidad donde reside, se dedica a diversas actividades para obtener ingresos económicos y así ayudar con los gastos del hogar y el sostén de su familia. José se va atrabajar a las 5:00 de la mañana, y tiene que caminar 20 minutos para llegar lugar de trabajo en donde están construyendo una vivienda y regresa a casa a las 2:00 de la tarde.

Él solicita este préstamo a credicampo, para invertir en la compra de ropa para todas las edades y ayudar a su esposa con el comercio de ropa, el resto del crédito lo necesita para gastos personales de la familia, con ello pretende aumentar las ventas y obtener mayores ingresos para el hogar.

José tiene como objetivo seguir trabajando para apoyar a su hija en los estudios, también quiere construir una vivienda en un terreno que le ha heredado su madre.

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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
  • 457
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,123,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped José Fausto to purchase clothes for all ages and he needs the rest of the loan for his family's personal expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 19, 2014
Listed
Feb 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 17, 2015