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Mar 19, 2017 2:33 PM ET

El Salvador: Walter Antonio: A loan of $700 helps to buy construction tools (wheelbarrows, shovels, digging bars) so he can continue working as a builder.

iCrowdNewswire - Mar 19, 2017

Walter Antonio

El Salvador
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A loan of $700 helps to buy construction tools (wheelbarrows, shovels, digging bars) so he can continue working as a builder.

Walter Antonio’s story

Walter lives with his partner, who cleans houses. He is the father of 3 children.Walter learned to work in construction from the time he was very young. He has more than 20 years of experience and stays busy all day.

Walter will use the loan to buy construction tools (wheelbarrows, shovels, digging bars) so he can continue working as a builder.

His greatest dream is to offer his family a better place to live.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day View original language description

This loan is special because:

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

Juan
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.

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