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Juan Francisco
Juan is 20 years old. He lives on a house on his property. He grows basic grains such as corn. He also has a small crop of tomatoes. This is how he provides the necessities for his family. After harvesting his crops, he sells some of the grains so that he can provide for his needs, as this is his primary source of income. A lot of people give good references for Juan. He is a hardworking, responsible and honest man. He still is studying in school in order to get his high school diploma. He hopes to be a professional. He would like to buy basic supplies and that is why he is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL. He will use this loan to buy seeds, fertilizer, pesticides, etc. in order to continue to grow his basic grains. This farming allows him to make ends meet every day. He has faith in God the powerful to help him have a positive life. He struggles to give his loving family a better quality of life.
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Juan 20 años de edad, habita en casa de su propiedad junto. Él se dedica al cultivo de granos básicos en especial maíz y tiene una pequeña cosecha de tomate. De esta forma brinda lo necesario a su familia. Después de cultivar la cosecha pone a la venta cierta parte de los granos básicos para poder suplir el resto de necesidades, siendo esta es su principal fuente de ingresos. Muchas personas dan buenas referencias de él ya que es un hombre trabajador, responsable y honesto. Cabe destacar que lleva los estudios a la par siendo un bachiller aspirando pronto a ser un gran profesional. Juan desea comprar los insumos básicos y es por eso que solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito para la compra de: semillas, abonos, venenos para plagas, etc. Para seguir cultivando los granos básicos que le permiten ir sobreviviendo cada día .Espera y confía en Dios todo poderoso que obtendrá resultados positivos y logrará su sueño de brindar a su querida familia mejores condiciones económicas.

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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 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
  • 708
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Juan Francisco to buy seeds, fertilizer and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 6, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013