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Carlos Antonio
Carlos is 38 years old and lives with his parents. He is a man who aspires to a lot and really wants to get ahead. He is always described as a hard worker and is always inspired by his family. This makes him a good man, a good example and a good son. Carlos grows corn and beans. He is a man who has always worked and he doesn't rest with his crops. That is why he has approached INTEGRAL to ask for a loan to buy materials he needs such as: pesticides, insecticides and fertilizer, so that his crops won't have any problems and he will be able to sell them. This way his home won't lack its daily bread and above all he can still be a good example in his home.
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Carlos de 38 años de edad vive junto a sus padres. Es un hombre con grandes aspiraciones y deseos de superación, siempre se ha caracterizado por ser un buen trabajador y todo hay sido inspirado por su familia. Siempre el su hogar jamás falta el pan de cada día y esto lo hace un gran hombre, ejemplar y buen hijo. Carlos se dedica al cultivo de Maíz y Frijol. Es un hombre que siempre ha trabajado y no descansa con sus cosechas es por eso que se acerca a INTEGRAL para solicitar un crédito y así comprar insumos necesarios como: Pesticidas, Insecticidas, Abonos para que sus cosechas no presenten problemas y él los pueda vender de manera que en su hogar no falte el pan de cada día y sobre todo que siga siendo el hombre ejemplar que es en su casa.

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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
  • 609
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,040,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Carlos Antonio to buy materials he needs such as pesticides, insecticides and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 16, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014