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Alfredo Antonio
Alfredo is 34 years old. He has a partner and three children, of whom only two are at school because the third one is still too small.

Alfredo works in farming, because from this he can get everything his family needs. He plants basic grains like corn, sorghum, beans, and sesame. He has worked in farming since he was very small.

Alfredo needs a loan for the sowing of basic grains, because he wants to plant 4,375 square metres of corn. He also needs a small loan to be able to properly maintain his crop, and by this to get a good harvest and to have the income to fulfill the needs of himself and his family.

For the future, Alfredo wants to provide his three children with a good education, so that they will be good people in society and can use what they learnt and provide services or help people in need.
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Alfredo tiene 34 años de edad, está acompañado, tiene tres hijos de los cuales solo dos estudian y el tercero aún no porque está muy pequeño.

Alfredo se ha dedicado a la agricultura ya que de ello saca lo necesario para satisfacer las necesidades de su familia, él siembra granos básicos como maíz, sorgo, frijol, y ajonjolí. pues desde una edad muy temprana trabaja en la agricultura.

Alfredo necesita el crédito para la siembra de granos básicos, ya que cultivará 4,375 metros cuadrados de maíz y requiere de un pequeño préstamo para poder darle un buen mantenimiento a su cultivo y así poder sacar la cosecha adelante y obtener sus ingresos para satisfacer las necesidades de el y de su familia.

Para un futuro Alfredo planea darle una buena educación a sus tres hijos para que sean personas de bien en la sociedad y puedan contribuir con lo aprendido dando un servicio o ayudando a las personas que los necesitan.

Additional Information

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 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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 784
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,231,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Alfredo Antonio to plant basic grains, because he wants to plant 4,275 square metres of corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 4, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015