Update on Julio CesarJulio is fifty-one years old, has a life companion, and has three children. He has a lot of experience in the seafood business. He learned this business together with his life companion; they did not have permanent employment and opted for this form of subsistence. They also make a living in raising pigs, fattening and selling them.
To buy the seafood, they rise at 5:00am to go to the closest market where the island and beach fishermen come to sell their products. Later, Julio travels by bus to resell the seafood.
The loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo is to buy seafood and four pigs for fattening. In doing this, he will supply the demand of his clients and will be able to serve more potential clients, thereby obtaining a good income for the family.
He hopes to save up in order to buy himself a pick-up truck so that he can make his trips more quickly and easily.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar mariscos y cuatro cerdos para engordarlos. Así suplira la demanda de sus clientes y abarcara a más clientes potenciales para obtener buenos ingresos para la familia. él desea ahorrar para comprarse un pick up y realizar sus viajes de forma más rápida y fácil.
Previous Loan DetailsJulio, 48, lives with his life companion. He’s been selling seafood for the last two years. He and his life companion decided to go into this business together because of the need to earn income to subsist. Julio and his life companion buy fish and shrimp in one of the country’s ports every we... More from Julio Cesar's previous loan »
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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