Francisco is 62 years old. He went to school through 4th grade. He is married and his wife does the domestic work and sells cakes, yucca, etc., on the weekends. He has 5 children who do not depend on him because they are already adults.
He has worked in agriculture and livestock-raising from an early age, work that his whole family has always done.
He needs the loan to buy compost, fertilizers, and poisons in order to plant sweet potatoes, corn, yucca, cucumbers, etc.
His dream is to increase his work to obtain better income to cover the family's needs.
Francisco tiene 62 años de edad, estudió hasta 4º grado, está acompañado y su pareja se dedica a los oficios domésticos y hace ventas los fines de semana (pasteles, yuca etc.), tiene 5 hijos y no dependen de él porque ya son mayores.
Él se dedica a la agricultura y ganadería desde temprana edad, trabajo que siempre ha hecho toda su familia.
El crédito lo necesita para sembrar camote, maíz, yuca, pepino, etc. comprar abono, fertilizantes y venenos.
Su sueño es aumentar su trabajo para obtener mejores ingresos para cubrir las necesidades familiares.
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.