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Mauricio
Mauricio learned to farm at an early age and now at 41 years of age, it's what allows him to bring money home. He lives in his own home along with his family which consists of 7 persons. All his life he has worked in agriculture, mainly in the planting of corn and beans.

Mauricio is a hard worker, who is honest and above all responsible. Hi main objective is to get ahead his family and for him, that is what is most precious. He dreams of one day seeing them in better living conditions. All this is why he made the decision to approach the institution for a loan that allows him to buy agricultural inputs (fertilizers, insecticides, seeds, etc.) These are necessary for the proper development of his crops because only in this way he can continue bringing the daily bread home.

Mauricio is a person of great faith and confidence who is confident that with hard work he will achieve his dream of economic stability for his family.
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Mauricio, aprendió a cultivar la tierra desde muy niño y ahora a sus 41 años de edad es lo que le permite llevar el sustento a su hogar. Habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su grupo familiar el cual consta de 7 personas. Toda su vida ha trabajado en la agricultura, principalmente en la siembra de maíz y frijoles. Mauricio es un hombre trabajador, honesto y sobre todo responsable. Su principal objetivo es sacar a delante a su familia ya que para él es lo más preciado y sueña con algún día verlos en mejores condiciones de vida. Todo esto lo ha hecho tomar la decisión de acercarse a esta institución para solicitar un crédito que le permita comprar los insumos agrícolas (abonos, insecticidas, semillas, etc.) necesarios para el buen desarrollo de sus cultivos ya que solo de esta forma podrá continuar llevando el pan de cada día a su hogar. Es una persona de mucha fe y confianza el cual confía que con su arduo trabajo logrará su sueño de dar estabilidad económica a su familia.

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More information about this loan

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 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
  • 670
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,100,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mauricio to purchase fertilizers, insecticides, seeds, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 14, 2012
Listed
Aug 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012