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José Héctor
José, 62, is married and has four children. He has worked for the municipal mayor's office as head of maintenance for seven years.

José is requesting a loan through the Fundación Campo to fix up his home because the arrival of winter has damaged part of the roof which is in disrepair. This will provide protection and safety for him and his family.
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El señor José tiene 62 años de edad, es casado y tiene cuatro hijos. Él es empleado en la alcaldía municipal, como encargado de mantenimiento desde hace siete años.

Don José solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo, para mejorar su vivienda, debido a que con la llegada del invierno a dañado parte del techo y se encuentra en mal estado. De esta manera él y su familia estarán más protegidos y seguros.

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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
  • 551
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped José Héctor to fix up his home because the arrival of winter has damaged part of the roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013