A loan of $1,000 helps to buy belts and hoppers for his mill so that he can provide a better service to his clients.
Camilo did not have the opportunity to go to school. His parents had very little money and he had to work to support the household. After a while a friend helped him to get a job as an orderly in a hospital and he worked there for 37 years.
For more than 30 years Camilo has been providing a milling service. His wife helps him to attend to customers. In addition, he grows maize and beans during the season.
He needs a loan to buy belts and hoppers for his mill and thus be able to provide a better service to his clients.
His dream is to work hard, improve his business, save money and provide a better quality of life for his family.
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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.