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Juan Francisco
Juan is 72 years old, he lives with his life partner and two children. He has worked in agriculture since he was 12 years old. He comes from a very large family of 7 siblings, so he has worked since he was very small. At age 17, he met his partner and had two children. It was with a lot of effort that he gave an education to one of them until he was able graduate. His life partner and children struggle daily in the agriculture sector along with him.

He buys agricultural supplies at the closest place to his home. He has to pay for a moto-taxi to transport them to his house because it is about two kilometers away from where he purchases the supplies.

The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo will be used to buy a yoke of oxen (two oxen) for agricultural farming. With the investment, he will improve his yield and his ability in agriculture. He wishes to continue working and improving his income, cultivating other varieties of agricultural products.
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El señor Juan tiene 72 años de edad, vive con su compañera de vida y dos hijos. Desde los 12 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura, él proviene de una familia numerosa son 7 hermanos por lo que trabajo desde muy pequeño, a los 17 años de edad se acompaño y procreo dos hijos con mucho esfuerzo a uno de ellos le dio el estudio hasta que se pudo graduar, su compañera de vida y sus hijos luchan día a día en la agricultura junto a él.

Los insumos agrícolas, los compra en el lugar más cercano a su residencia, tiene que pagar una mototaxi para transportarlos a su vivienda ya que esta a unos dos kilómetros de distancia del lugar donde los compra.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo es para comprar una yunta de bueyes (dos bueyes) para el cultivo agrícola, con la inversión mejorara el rendimiento y mejorara la disponibilidad en la agricultura. Él desea continuar trabajando y mejorando sus ingresos, cultivando otra variedad de productos agrícolas.

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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 El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 545
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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 $1,200 helped Juan Francisco to buy a yoke of oxen (two oxen) for agricultural farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 31, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013