Mauricio is 50 years old and has two children. For the past 16 years, he has made a living fishing, and for the past five years, he has been managing his own store.
The loan he is applying to Fundación Campo for, is to buy fishing equipment, since he had to sell his due to his son's health problems. Now, he needs to buy it again since it is another source of income for his family.
Mauricio tiene 50 años de edad, tiene dos hijos. Desde hace 16 años se dedica a la pesca y desde hace cinco años administra su propia tienda.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar el equipo de pesca; ya que por problemas de salud de su hijo lo tuvo que vender. Ahora, él necesita adquirirlo nuevamente ya que es otra fuente de ingresos para su familia.
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.