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José Efraín
José is 31 and has a common-law wife and three children. For a number of years he has been earning his living in agriculture, which he learned from his father. He and his life-partner get up at 4AM to get ready to spend all morning in their crop fields. In the afternoon José works as a day-laborer and his kids go off to school.

The loan José is seeking from Fundación Campo is to buy seasonal seed, fertilizer, and pesticides. With the supplies he needs for a fruitful harvest he can earn income to support his family and continue helping his children get an education. His intention is to open up a shop as another source of income for the family.
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José tiene 31 años de edad, esta acompañado y tiene tres hijos. Tiene varios años dedicándose a realizar trabajos agrícolas; oficio que aprendió de su padre. Se levanta a las 4:00 a.m. junto a su compañera de vida, para prepararse e irse al terreno en donde tiene sus cultivos durante toda la mañana y por la tarde trabaja como jornalero y sus hijos se marchan para la escuela.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar semilla, fertilizantes y pesticidas. Para cultivar en el tiempo indicado y con los insumos suficientes para que la cosecha sea muy productiva y pueda obtener ingresos que le permita mantener a su familia y continuar ayudando a sus hijos para que estudien. Su propósito, es instalar una tienda para tener otra fuente de ingresos para su familia.

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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
  • 383
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  • $31,248,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped José Efraín to buy seasonal seed, fertilizers, and pesticides, so he'll have sufficient supplies for a very fruitful harvest.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014