Carlos's family is made up of his wife, who works selling products from a catalogue, and their four children. They have two boys who are in the United States and the other two children are with them. One of the children that lives with them goes to school, which is close to their home, and the little one stays with his mother.
Carlos has been building and remodelling homes for 14 years. He learned this trade from his father, who taught him. In his free time, Carlos works in agriculture, growing beans and corn.
He is requesting this loan from Fundación Campo in order to buy materials to finish a part of his house - the roof of the garage. This will improve things a lot, because he will be able to sell the house and have a better income in this way.
Carlos plans to start his own business in his village, and hopes that his children finish their studies.
Su familia esta conformada, por su esposa que se dedica a la venta de productos por catalogo y han procreado 4 hijos; dos varones que se encuentran en los estados unidos y los otros dos están con ellos, uno de los que están con ellos, estudia en la escuela, que esta cerca escuela, el pequeño pasa con su mamá.
En la construcción de viviendas y remodelación de las mismas, lo viene realizando desde hace 14 años; oficio que aprendió por parte de su padre, quien le enseño y en su tiempo libre trabaja en la agricultura en la siembra del frijol y del maíz.
El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar materiales para terminar una parte de la casa que es el techo de la cochera. Con esto mejorara en mucho, porque así podrá vender la casa y tener un mejor ingreso.
Carlos piensa en instalar un negocio propio en el pueblo y que los niños terminen sus estudios
About CrediCampoThis 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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