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José Ínes
José is 67 years old. He is married and has three children. He grows vegetables like squash. He lives only with his wife. He has been growing squash for fifty years, but he also plants corn and white beans. He also has four years of experience raising pigs and cattle. In order to buy farming supplies like poison, fertilizer and seed, as well as concentrate, feed powder, and medicine to feed the cattle, he travels 35 kilometers and pays for a vehicle to transport the merchandise.

He will use the loan he is requesting from Fundación Campo to buy seed and farming chemicals to farm 7,000 square meters of corn. He will also purchase five calves to fatten, feed powder, concentrate, and medicine for the cattle and pigs.

His other goal is to sell and buy cows in order to obtain better income.
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José tiene 67 años de edad, esta casado y tiene tres hijos. Él es agricultor de hortalizas, como: pipían. Vive únicamente con su esposa. Desde hace 50 años, cultiva pipían, aunque también siembra maíz y frijol blanco. También, tiene cuatro años de experiencia en la cría de cerdos y ganado. Para comprar los insumos agrícolas, como venenos, fertilizantes y semillas, concentrado, harinas y medicinas para alimentación del ganado para lo cual viaja treinta y cinco kilómetros, paga un vehiculo para trasladar la mercadería.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar semilla, agroquímicos; para sembrar 7,000 metros cuadrados de maíz, también comprara cinco terneros para engorde, harinilla, concentrado y medicinas para el ganado y cerdos.

Su otro propósito, es vender y comprar vacas para recibir mejores ingresos.

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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.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 549
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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 $1,500 helped José Ínes to buy seed and farming chemicals to grow corn, five calves to fatten, and feed powder, concentrate, and medicine for his cattle and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 2, 2013
Apr 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014