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Israel is twenty six years old and lives together with his life partner and their two children. He is a hard-working person who has been working in agriculture together with his parents for ten years. Israel recently emigrated to the city to work as an employee in a store. This is where he met his wife.

Israel is requesting a loan from Fundación Campo to buy sand, cement and iron. He will also pay labor costs so that he can have some improvements made to his home. He would like to carry out this work together with his wife so that they can improve the family's quality of life. He says that this will give him a more comfortable home for his young daughters. Israel's wish is to provide his daughters with an education and to set up a small business selling basic household products such as beans, rice, etc.
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Israel de veinte y seis años de edad vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus dos hijos. Él es una persona luchadora, desde hace 10 años se dedica a realizar trabajos agrícolas junto a sus padres. Poco tiempo después Israel, emigro a la ciudad a trabajar como empleado en una tienda, fue ahí donde se acompaño con su esposa.

Israel solicita el préstamo a Fundación Campo, para comprar arena, cemento, hierro, pago de mano de obra, para realizarle mejoras a su vivienda proyecto que desea concretizar junto con su esposa. Esto lo hace con el objetivo de mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, pues expresa que tendrán un hogar más cómodo para sus pequeñas hijas. Su deseo es proporcionarles el estudio a sus hijas e instalar un pequeño negocio dedicado a la venta de productos de la canasta básica como: fríjol, arroz, entre otros.

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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
  • 689
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,100 helped Israel to buy sand, cement and iron, and to pay labor costs.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2012