Santos lives with his family and makes a living selling cattle and smaller animals since he has a lot of experience in this business. For the last 8 years he has bought and resold cattle and it has been his source of income for all this time.
He needs the loan to buy two calves to raise and then resell at a good price.
His future plans are to continue working with the lending programs and end up having an animal pen. He dreams of having milk cows to be able to work with dairy and have a better income.
Santos vive con su familia y se dedica a comercializar bovinos y especies menores ya que tiene mucha experiencia en el negocio, él compra ganado y revende, desde hace 8 años realiza esta actividad y ha sido la fuente de ingresos durante todo este tiempo.
El crédito lo necesita para comprar dos bovinos para criarlos y después venderlos a buen precio.
Sus planes a futuro son seguir trabajando con los programas de créditos y llegar a tener su corral con sus animales ya que sueña con tener vacas lecheras para poder trabajar con lácteos y tener mejores ingresos.
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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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