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Miguel Ángel
Miguel is 63 years old and never attended school. His wife takes care of their home and their three children live independently, but help with the farming. His wife and two grandchildren live with him.

He has worked as a farmer all of his life and learned the work from his parents. He has also worked for 18 years transporting people in a canoe from one side of the river to the other. This work is 300 meters from his house and he works from 4:00am until 7:00pm.

He is requesting this loan to purchase eight sacks of fertilizer and also to rent a field to cultivate irrigated crops. Thanks to this loan, he will be able to have a better production of his crops and be able to earn more income for his family. Miguel also wants to have a small number of livestock along with someone to care for them. This will generate income and his children and grandchildren can have a source of work. He would also like to make improvements to his home.
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Don Miguel cuenta con 63 ,no tiene ningún grado educativo, su esposa se dedica al quehacer del hogar ,y sus 3 hijos quienes viven aparte, pero le ayudan en las actividades agrícolas; por lo tanto solo viven con él su esposa y dos nietos.

Toda su vida sea dedicado a la agricultura, activated que la aprendio de sus padres. También se dedica al traslado de personas en una canoa de un extremo al otro del río grande, desde hace 18 años realiza esta labor, dicho trabajo esta 300 metros de su casa el cual lo hace de 4:00 a.m. A 7:00 p.m.

Necesita el crédito para la compra de 8 sacos de abono y también rentara un terreno para cultivarlo de regadillo. Gracias al préstamo podrá tener una mejor producción en sus cultivos y podrá tener mejores ingresos a su familia
Don Miguel, desea tener un pequeño ato de ganado, equipado con una picador de sacate;el cual le genere ingreso que sus hijos y nietos puedan tener una fuente de trabajo también piensa mejorar su vivienda.

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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
  • 558
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  • $31,853,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,200 helped Miguel Ángel to purchase 8 sacks of fertilizer and rent a field to plant irrigated crops.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2013
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 2, 2013