Currently Jose is working as a farmer growing basic grains such as corn and beans. As well he has a small store which his wife runs. Because of the type of person he is, he has customers who seek him out for his fair prices. Now he needs a loan from INTEGRAL to buy agricultural supplies for his land. He has finished those he had so in time for the next season, he needs to buy: seeds, manure, fertilizer, pesticide etc.
Jose hopes to obtain this loan as he has no other way of feeding his family.
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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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