Leonel works selling and making potatoes, bananas, and roasted yucca in a place near his house. In addition to this big job he makes a living growing corn, one of his main sources of income.
He needs to buy agricultural inputs but at the moment doesn't have sufficient capital to invest in them. This is why he approached Integral for a loan to buy adequate supplies, such as fertilizer, pesticide, and other things, to have a healthy and abundant crop.
He hopes to get the requested help and also to be able to repay it before the deadline.
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 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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