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Salome Gerardo
Salome Gerardo lives with his family that is made up of his mother and brother. They live in their own home and he makes a living farming, specifically farming corn and beans. He has ample experience as he's been making a living doing this work for several years. The land is located in an agricultural area very close to his home. He begins work very early to take advantage of the day, always obtains the best harvests, and does business in the surrounding areas. He has made many customers as people are sure that everything he sells is of the best quality, at affordable prices, and with excellent service. Moreover, he also has the support of a small day job that helps him supplement the household expenses. Salome is a hardworking man and a visionary who is always looking for new opportunities that allow him to better himself and reach success. In the last harvest he suffered a small loss due to the storm called E12 that affected the whole country. He needs to recover and increase his earnings. To do this he would like to increase his production and invest in supplies. For this reason he's requesting a loan from Integral that allows him to buy corn seed, bean seed, tools, fertilizer, insecticides, etc. Salome Gerardo has had other loans and has paid them. He has the assurance that he will pay off his debt in the established time and at the same time trusts that he will give his family a full life.
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Salome Gerardo vive junto a su grupo familiar conformado por su madre y su hermano, residen en casa propia, él se dedica a la agricultura específicamente al cultivo de maíz y frijol, tiene una amplia experiencia ya que tiene varios años de dedicarse a este trabajo, el terreno esta ubicado en una zona agrícola y muy cerca de su vivienda, el labora desde muy temprano para aprovechar el día, siempre obtiene las mejores cosechas y comercia en todos los alrededores del lugar, se ha hecho de mucha clientela pues las personas están seguras que todo lo que vende es de primera calidad, a precios accesibles y con un excelente servicio además también tiene de respaldo un pequeño trabajo de jornal que le ayuda a complementar los gastos del hogar, Salome es un hombre trabajador y visionario siempre en la búsqueda de nuevas oportunidades que le den paso a superarse y alcanzar el éxito, en la última cosecha tuvo un poco de perdida debido a la tormenta llamada E12 que afecto todo el país y necesita recuperarse y aumentar sus ganancias, para ello desea aumentar la producción e invertir en insumos por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que permita comprar semilla de maíz y frijol, herramienta, fertilizante insecticida, etc. Salome Gerardo ha tenido otros créditos y es de muy buena paga, tiene la seguridad que saldará la deuda en el periodo establecido y a la vez confía que le dará a su familia una vida plena.

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About Apoyo Integral

Apoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.

Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 619
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,002,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Salome Gerardo to buy corn seed, bean seeds, tools, fertilizer, and insecticide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 21, 2012
Listed
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 17, 2013