Francisco works in agriculture, a field of work that his parents, who were also farmers, taught him. He has been doing this work for 25 years. This type of work has helped him to get his children ahead. Three of his children are in school.
Francisco needs this loan to buy fertilizers, manure, pesticides, and seed to sow watermelon, which will help him to improve his production and therefore to have a better income.
Francisco’s plan is to keep working and to watch his little children grow up. He plans to be able to give them the best, because it is on their behalf that he does his utmost everyday!
Francisco estudio hasta quinto grado, él esta acompañado y su pareja se dedica a la venta de pupusas, con esto ella lo apoya en los ingresos del hogar.
Él se dedica a la agricultura, trabajo que le enseñaron sus padres quienes también eran agricultores. Este trabajo lo ejerce desde hace 25 años. Trabajo que le ha ayudado a sacar adelante a sus hijos, quienes 3 de ellos están en la escuela.
Francisco necesita el préstamo para la compra de fertilizantes, abono, pesticidas para las plagas y semillas para la siembra de sandia, lo cual le ayudara a mejorar la producción y así tener mejores ingresos.
El plan de Francisco es seguir trabajando y ver crecer a sus pequeños y poder darles lo mejor, ya que por ellos se desvive cada dia!
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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