Carlos is 23 and lives with his mother. He raises livestock and works in agriculture; he learned this work from his parents.
This loan, requested from Fundación Campo, is for the purchase of fertilizers for his crops and feed for his livestock for the winter. This way, he will be able to plant on time and fatten up his cows for later sale. His dream is to have his own family and he wants to start getting ready for this economically.
Carlos tiene 23 años de edad, vive junto a su mamá. Se dedica a la crianza de ganado y a la agricultura; actividad que aprendió de su padres.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar fertilizantes para su cultivo y el resto para comprar ganado de repasto para el invierno. De esta manera, podrá cultivar a tiempo y dispondrá de sus vacas para engordarlas y venderlas posteriormente. Su sueño es formar su propia familia y desea estar preparado para cubrir los gastos que puedan surgir.
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.