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Lucio
Lucio, age 35, studied through the sixth grade. He is married, and together with his wife he has a traditional food business (pupusas and cakes). He is the father of four children; all the children live with him.

It was through his own initiative that the business selling pupusas, cakes, etc., began. It is located 100 meters from the house where he lives with his family. He walks to his business every day. His spouse helps him. The hours they are open to customers are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With the loan, he plans to buy a cooler, corn, and a refrigerator so that he can keep the ingredients for the pupusas, cakes, and other perishable products that need refrigeration, such as drinks.

In the future, he plans that with his needs covered by this loan, he will improve his business and get better earnings so that his children can continue to study to become professionals.
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Lucio de 35 años, estudio hasta 6° grado, es casado, junto a su esposa tienen un negocio de comida típica (pupusas y pasteles), es padre de 4 hijos y todos viven con él.

El negocio de la venta de pupusas, pasteles etc., fue por iniciativa propia que comenzó con el negocio, está ubicado a 100 metros de la casa donde él vive con su familia, camina hasta su negocio todos los días y su esposa le ayuda y el horario de atención a los clientes es de 7:00 de la mañana a 5:00 de la tarde

Con el crédito pretende comprar una hilera, maíz y una refrigeradora, para así poder guardar los ingredientes para las pupusas y los pasteles y otros productos perecederos, que necesitan refrigeración, así como también bebidas.

A futuro planea que con las necesidades cubiertas con dicho crédito, mejore su negocio y obtener más y mejores ganancias para seguir dándoles el estudios a sus hijos para que sean unos profesionales.


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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
  • 365
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,244,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Lucio to buy a cooler, corn, and a refrigerator, so that he can keep the ingredients for the pupusas, cakes, and other perishable products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 25, 2013
Listed
Oct 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2015