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Aug 12, 2016 9:24 AM ET

Archived: El Salvador – Charles Jhonatan: A loan of $1,400 helps to invest in university expenses because he wants to begin to studying for a degree.

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Charles Jhonatan

El Salvador
Ciudad El Triunfo, El Salvador / Higher education costs
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Charles Jhonatan’s story

Charles is 24 years old, studied through secondary school, is partnered, and his partner works at the household tasks. They have a son who doesn’t attend school yet due to his young age.

Charles has worked at a water bottling company for two years, he works in the administration area, his work hours depend on the shifts he is assigned, since it could be during the day or the night.

The requested funds will be invested in investing in university expenses since he wants to begin to study for a degree.

He dreams of being able to study to be a professional and have better job opportunities. 

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris View original language description 

This loan is special because:

It gives opportunity to families living in high risk areas of El Salvador. 

Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan gives entrepreneurs in the most dangerous areas of El Salvador access to credit to improve their businesses. As one of the most violent countries in the world, access to capital in conflict areas of El Salvador is non-existent. By supporting this loan, you are giving these vulnerable business owners the chance to improve their quality of life and providing opportunity to their communities.

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.

A loan of $1,400 helps to invest in university expenses because he wants to begin to studying for a degree.

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Charles Jhonatan

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