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José Esteban
José is 36 years old and is married with one son. He learned how to be a barber when he was 6 years old and currently works as one. Before, he worked as a day laborer in the country.

The loan that he is asking for from Fundación Campo is to buy a mirror, a barber's chair, and to make some improvements to his house. With the loan, he will buy an additional mirror and a barber's chair so his customers are more comfortable and can better see how their haircuts have turned out. This will satisfy his customers and offer them better service. His wish is to expand his business and have his own house.
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José tiene 36 años de edad, esta acompañado y tiene un hijo. Él aprendió el oficio de peluquero y desde hace seis años, practica ese oficio; antes trabajaba como jornalero en el campo.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar un espejo, un sillón y para realizar mejoras a su vivienda. Con la inversión comprara otro espejo y un sillón más para que sus clientes estén más cómodos y puedan ver mejor como les ha quedado el corte de cabello; satisfaciendo a los clientes y brindándoles un mejor servicio. Su deseo es ampliar su negocio y poseer una vivienda propia.

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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 El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 521
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped José Esteban buy a mirror, barber's chair, and pay for improvements to his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014