In addition to farming, Luis also works as a bricklayer and that helps pay for household expenses. He is an energetic, responsible and very hardworking man. He is always looking for opportunities that will enable him to succeed. During this planting season he wants to increase production but he needs the capital to invest. Consequently he is applying for a loan from INTEGRAL, which will enable him to buy corn seeds, bean seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, tools, etc.
Luis Alfonso has a good payment history and is certain that he will be able to pay off the debt and at the same time he has faith that he will give his family a fuller life.
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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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