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Salvador Miguel
Salvador is 39 years old. He lives with his wife and children in his own home. He is a man with diverse abilities and qualities and is always willing to help his neighbors, being friendly when they look for him for whatever they need. He is responsible in his activities and daily production.

He is currently working in farming, that is to say that he grows vegetables such as cucumbers, radishes, and cilantro. Thanks to his personality his customers look for him because of his good prices and on this occasion he needs a loan from Integral in order to purchase agricultural supplies as what he had is depleted and for the next harvest he needs to buy: seed, fertilizer, compost, pesticide and more. He is hoping for help since he does not have other resources to continue feeding his family.
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Salvador de 39 años de edad habita junto a su esposa y sus hijos en casa propia. Es un hombre con diversas capacidades y cualidades que los vecinos, siempre con la disposición de ayudar a quien lo necesita Salvador es muy amable, con los que lo buscan, responsable con sus actividades y méritos diarios. Actualmente se dedica a la labor de ser agricultor, es decir cultiva hortalizas como pepino, rábano y cilantro gracias a su manera de ser posee de clientes quienes lo buscan por precios accesibles y en esta ocasión necesita que INTEGRAL le brinde un préstamo para la compra de insumos agrícolas, ya que los que tenia se le terminaron y para esta próxima cosecha necesita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otros. Espera contar con la ayuda puesto que no tiene otros recursos para seguir alimentando a su familia.

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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
  • 715
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Salvador Miguel to buy seed, compost, fertilizer, pesticides, and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013