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Rene Alonso
Rene Alonso lives with his small family: his life partner and their son. He farms for a living, specifically the staple grains corn and sorghum, as well as cucumbers to cover the household expenses. He has worked in this profession for several years and he has gained a lot of experience, which allows him to get the best harvests. His farmland is in an area with a lot of agriculture that is very close to where he lives. He sells in all the neighboring areas and he has a big clientele as everything he sells is of the best quality, at reasonable prices, and delivered with excellent service. Rene is an enterprising man who really wants to get ahead. He is always on the lookout for new opportunities. He suffered losses with his last crop and he wants to make up for them, which is why he is asking INTEGRAL for a loan so he can buy corn seed, bean seed, cucumber seed, fertilizer, insecticide, etc. Rene Alonso has good credit references and he is very responsible. He is very thankful for the help and he promises to repay his debt while giving his family a better quality of life full of the comforts they deserve.
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Rene Alonso vive junto a su pequeña familia su compañera de vida y su hijo; él se dedica a la agricultura específicamente al cultivo de granos básicos maíz y maicillo, además cultiva hortaliza pepino para complementar los gastos del hogar; tiene varios años de trabajar en el rubro y se ha hecho de mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, el terreno de cultivo está ubicado en una zona de mucha incidencia agrícola muy cercano a la zona donde reside, comercia en todos los lugares aledaños y ya tiene mucha clientela pues todo lo que vende es de primera calidad y a precios accesibles además el servicio es excelente; Rene es un hombre emprendedor con muchas ganas de salir adelante siempre está a la expectativa de nuevas oportunidades que se le presentan, en la última cosecha tuvo pérdidas y quiere recuperarse por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz, frijol, pepino fertilizante, insecticida, etc. Rene Alonso tiene buenas referencias de pago y es muy responsable, esta muy agradecido con la ayuda por eso asegura que pagara la deuda y a la vez le dará a su familia una mejor calidad de vida llena de las comodidades que se merecen.

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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 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
  • 727
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rene Alonso to buy corn seed, bean seed, cucumber seed, fertilizer, and insecticide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014