Jose harvests corn and beans, which makes up his source of income. He feels proud because he is the only person in his household who works, and he offers the best to his family every day using his own two hands and the sweat of his brow. He would like to harvest more because he needs a higher income. Therefore, he has applied for a loan from INTEGRAL to buy farm supplies such as seeds, manure, fertilizer, and pesticides.
He believes in his own capabilities and that everything will go well for him with this loan. He hopes to continue being a role model and making his family proud.
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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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