He and his wife and children work together to plow the land and to plants and take care of the crops, which they then sell. With the hope of being able to grow his business and expand his customer base, he is seeking a loan from INTEGRAL. He greatly desires to buy a greater quantity of seeds to sow, and also to purchase some containers to keep the seeds fresh. Additionally, he wants to buy pesticide.
Gumercindo wants to do the best possible job that he can. This will ensure that he has satisfied customers that will return to purchase his products again. This will have a very positive effect on the growth of his business as well as his household finances.
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This loan is part of Apoyo Integral's program to help subsistence farmers located in high-risk regions of El Salvador, including coastal strips, river banks, and volcano fault lines. The program, which offers reduced interest rates, targets farmers who don't qualify for formal funding due to their low-income and geographical risk. By funding this loan, you are helping Apoyo and a local non-governmental organization extend risk-tolerant credit to even more farmers.
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo 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.
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