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Evelio is 29 years old, he has a partner and two children.

He has been engaged in working as a day laborer, an activity he has learned from his parents. Evelio is requesting a loan to Fundación Campo to buy 1300 tiles and bamboo poles for the walls of his house, presently made of bahareque (wall made of plaited cane and mud), and to pay for labor costs. In this way he and his family will have a safe house of their own and they will not have to pay rent. Evelio wishes to continue working with Fundación Campo and to offer a better life to his family; he also wants to keep on working to earn more money and to save some.
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El señor Evelio, tiene 29 años de edad, esta acompañado con dos hijos.

Él se ha dedicado a trabajar como jornal y esta actividad la aprendió de sus padres. Evelio solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar 1300 tejas, varas de bambu para las paredes de la casa, por que es de bahareque y para pago de mano de obra. De esta manera él y su familia contaran con una casa propia y segura ya no se verán en la necesidad de alquilar. Evelio desea continuar trabajando con Fundación Campo y brindarle a su familia una vida mejor, seguir trabajando para tener más ingresos y ahorrar.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 546
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Evelio para comprar 1300 tejas, varas de bambu para las paredes de la casa y para pago de mano de obra.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012