Manuel works growing corn and beans and also raises pigs, which he later sells to different meat distributors. He lives with his children and his mother, who is very elderly, and he wants to give her all the best. That is why he is requesting a loan from Intergal, so that he can purchase pigs to raise, fatten, and eventually sell, beacuse demand increases toward the end of the year and he wants to have everything he needs in order to make the most of the season.
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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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