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Luis Alfonso
Luis Alfonso is 63 years old and lives together with his life partner and children. His business is growing corn, beans and jocote (a native fruit). He has been farming for a number of years and has experience. He improves in his work every day. The plot of land where he grows his crops is located in an agricultural area near his home. He gets up very early to start work because his family and his desire for a better home are his best motivations for working hard. Luis is a visionary man who does not give up easily. He would like to see his business grow but he needs capital for this. He is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy corn and bean seeds, fertilizer, herbicide etc. Luis Alfonso has the ability to repay his loan and is certain that he will do so. He will also be able to provide his family with a better life.
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Luis Alfonso de sesenta y tres años de edad vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus hijos; él se dedica al cultivo de maíz, frijol y jocote, tiene varios años de dedicarse a la agricultura y se ha hecho de experiencia que le permite mejorar en su labor cada día mas, el terreno donde cultiva está ubicado en una zona agrícola y cercano a donde vive, se levanta desde muy temprano a trabajar porque su familia es la mejor motivación para esforzarse y tener un mejor hogar, Luis es un hombre visionario, no se rinde fácilmente, y quiere ver crecer su negocio pero necesita de capital por eso le solicita un crédito a INTEGRAL que le permia comprar semilla de maíz, frijol, fertilizante, herbicida entre otros-, Luis Alfonso posee capacidad crediticia y tiene la certeza que cancelará el crédito y a la vez le dará a su familia una vida mejor.

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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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 721
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $650 helped Luis Alfonso to buy corn and bean seeds, fertilizer and herbicide.
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 28, 2012
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 1, 2012