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Fidel Ángel
Fidel is 55 years old, married and has five children. He has been farming for many years and learned this from his mother. He gets up at 4:00 am with his wife and goes to where his crops are. He raises corn and beans, and works on cauliflower in the evenings. His wife goes to the market to sell the cauliflower to help her husband.

He will use the loan that he is requesting trough Fundación Campo to help make improvements to his home because everything gets wet during the winter and his family is concerned for their security. He will use the money to buy some dairy cows so he can sell the milk.
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Fidel tiene 55 años de edad, es acompañado y tiene cinco hijos. Él desde hace muchos años se dedica a la agricultura; oficio que aprendió de su madre. Se levanta a las 4:00 a.m. junto a su esposa para alistarse e irse donde tienen sus cultivos, ahí siembran maíz, fríjol y durante la tarde trabaja en una jicotera; su esposa va al mercado a vender los jocotes y ayudar a su esposo.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para mejorar su vivienda, ya que en invierno se moja toda la casa y su familia esta intranquila por su seguridad. Su propósito es, comprar unas vacas para producir leche y poderla vender.

Additional Information

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
  • 382
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,278,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Fidel Ángel to make improvements to his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014