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Rigoberto
Rigoberto, 25, is a young entrepreneur. His academic level is grade 6. Today he works in a metal shop. His two children aged 4 and 2 will be ready to go to school.

He has been working in a metal shop for 10 years, a trade he learned from his father, a legacy he will never loose. Since he was able to work he helped his father, with whom he has a good relationship. He has never had other jobs. He does his work at home. He works all day.

With the loan requested from CAMPO foundation he will buy a compressor to provide better service to his customers. Also, he will buy a polishing machine and essential equipment for the work that he does. He says he feels satisfied because he will be able to better develop his work.

In the future his dream is to install a shop with machinery that will allow him to produce work of good quality and to service companies; he sees this for the short term. But he knows very well how to do that, by doing good work and by saving to invest.
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Rigoberto es un joven emprendedor de 25 años de edad, su nivel académico es de 6° grado, hoy esta acompañado y trabaja en un taller de estructuras metálicas, sus dos hijos de 4 y 2 años ya luego estarán listos para ir a la escuela.

Él cuenta con 10 años de dedicarse a las estructuras Metálicas, oficio que aprendió con su papá una herencia que jamás perderá, desde que pudo trabajar le ayudo a su padre con quien tienen una buena comunicación, nunca atenido otro trabajo, su trabajo lo realiza tanto en la casa como a domicilio, su horario de trabajo es todo el día

Con el préstamo solicitado a fundación CAMPO, comprara un compresor, para ofrecer mejores servicios a sus clientes, también comprara una pulidora, y equipo indispensable para el trabajo que el cliente realiza y dice sentirse satisfecho porque podrá desarrollar mejor su trabajo.

En el futuro su sueño es instalar un taller con maquinaria que le permita realizar trabajos de calidad y servirle a empresas, así se ve en el corto plazo; pero sí tiene claro cómo llegar haciendo buenos trabajos y ahorrando para invertir.

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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
  • 714
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,637,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Rigoberto to buy a compressor, to provide better service to his customers; and a polishing machine and essential equipment for his work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 7, 2013
Listed
Aug 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2015