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Tomas
Tomas, 56, is a hardworking man who lives just with his wife. He has a small parcel of land where he grows corn and beans that he subsequently sells at wholesale to various customers be they markets or stores. His business is quite stable and he wants to invest in it in order to earn higher profits.

Tomas is asking for a loan to buy farm supplies to improve his crops and also to make some improvements to his house because the rainy season is approaching and he needs to repair the roof and walls.

With this Tomas hopes to have abundant harvests and a stronger house that can withstand the severe winter without leaks or risks. He’s very happy because he’ll have the resources necessary to reach his goals and life alongside his wife will be more prosperous.
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Tomas de 56 años de edad, es un señor muy trabajador quien vive únicamente junto a su esposa. Él posee una pequeña parcela en la cual se encarga de sembrar maíz y frijoles, los cuales posteriormente comercializa por mayor a diferentes clientes ya sea en mercados o tiendas, su negocio es bastante estable, en el cual desea invertir, y de esta forma obtener mayores ganancias. Tomas solicita un préstamo con el cual pueda invertir en insumos agrícolas para mejorar sus cultivos y mejorar su casa ya que se aproxima la temporada lluviosa y es necesario que haga reparaciones en el techo y paredes, con esto Tomas espera tener cosechas abundantes y una casa más fuerte que pueda resguardarlos de los duros inviernos sin tener ningún tipo de goteras o riesgo, esta muy feliz porque contará con los recursos necesarios para realizar sus propósitos y la vida al lado de su esposa será mas próspera

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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
  • 476
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,334,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Tomas to buy farm supplies and to do home improvements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2012
Listed
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013