She raises farm animals for a living. She has been doing this work since she was very young and she worked with her parents; later on she married and started out raising animals on her own with the help of her husband. She also works in farming with her husband, growing corn. Her farm is in her home and she is able to look after her animals all day, as her pigs need a lot of care. Her eldest son helps her when he gets home from school and he takes very good care of them.
The loan will be used to buy four pigs for fattening and feed to nourish them.
Glenda hopes to progress with her pig-raising by building a pen that can hold more and she hopes to get her children to reach university-level education, if possible.
Ella se dedica a la crianza de animales de granja, esta actividad la a realizado desde que estaba muy pequeña los que tenían sus padres; después que se caso y empezó por su propia cuenta y con ayuda de su esposo a la crianza de los mismos,también se dedica con su esposo a la agricultura al cultivo de maíz, la granja la tiene en su casa y tiene la oportunidad de cuidarlos todo el día ya que los cerdos requieren mucho cuido, el que le ayuda es su hijo mayor quien después de regresar de la escuela esta muy pendiente de ellos.
Los fondos serán utilizados en la compra de 4 cerdos de engorde y ademas concentrado para la alimentación de los mismos.
Glenda espera progresar en la crianza de cerdos construyendo una galera que pueda albergar mas y lograr que sus hijos puedan alcanzar un nivel de estudio si es posible universitario.
More information about this loan
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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