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Luís Alonso
Luis is 48 years old, has a life companion, and studied until the ninth grade. He gets up at 5:00AM with his wife and children who attend school and depend on the work he does.

Luis works in the agriculture business which he learned from his parents. He walks 1.5 kilometers to the fields and works in the morning. His wife takes care of domestic chores and cares for the cows he owns.

The loan he is applying for from Fundación is to buy a team of oxen needed to plow the land he cultivates in order to obtain additional income, and to plow other fields which will help support his family.

Luis plans to construct a decent home for his family in the future as currently he lives in an adobe house.
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Luis de 48 años de edad, es una persona acompañada que estudio hasta noveno grado. Se levanta a las 5:00 a.m. Junto a su esposa e hijos quienes asisten a la escuela y dependen de las actividades que realiza.

Luis se dedica a la agricultura oficio que aprendió de sus padres, para llegar a la parcelas camina 1.5 Km y trabaja durante la mañana y su esposa se dedica a los oficios domésticos y a cuidar las vacas que posee.

El préstamo que esta solicitando a Fundación Campo, es para comprar una yunta de bueyes que necesita para poder arar la tierra donde cultiva y podrá obtener un ingreso adicional, por arar otras parcelas lo que le ayudara a mantener a su familia.

Luis, planea en un futuro poder construir una vivienda digna para su familia; ya que actualmente vive en una de adobe.

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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
  • 490
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Luís Alonso to buy a team of oxen needed to plow the land he cultivates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 2, 2013
Dec 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014