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Andres, age 41, lives with his wife and children in his own house. Thanks to God, he has been a hard-working man all of his life. He has been setting a good example of being a father for his neighbors and a good example for his children.

Andres is responsible, attentive, and humble. He has a great desire for self-improvement in his profession, which is farming. His business activity consists of harvesting basic grains like corn and beans. He also has a tomato crop. This is how he honorably earns a living day to day. He has always provided his household with their daily bread.

He wishes to buy agricultural supplies like seeds, manure, and fertilizer, among others. That is why he is requesting this loan from Integral. The only thing that he wants is to continue giving his family better living conditions.
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Andres de 41 años de edad vive junto a su esposa y sus hijos, en casa propia. Gracias a Dios es un hombre que toda su vida ha sido trabajador y ha sido un buen padre ejemplar para sus vecinos y a su vez siendo un gran ejemplo para sus hijos. Andres es responsable, atento, humilde pero con buenos deseos de superación su profesión es Agricultor siendo esta una actividad económica que consiste en la cosecha de granos basicos como son maiz y frijol y tabien tiene una tomatera. Es así como día a día se gana la vida honradamente y nunca ha faltado el pan en su hogar el desea comprar insumos agricolas como son semillas, abonos, fertilizantes entre otros. Es por eso que solicita este credito a INTEGRAL el lo unico que quiere seguirle brindando mejores condiciones de vida 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
  • 743
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,180,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Andres to buy agricultural supplies like seeds, manure, and fertilizer, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014