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Gilberto is 61 years old and lives at home with family in their own home.

He works as a farmer growing corn, beans and sorghum, selling the products in order to provide for the family.

He is asking for a loan in order to continue improving his harvest by having more sales and profits.
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Don Gilberto de 61 años de edad vive con un familiar en casa propia trabaja de agricultor y tiene cultivos de maiz, frijol y maicillo, con lo que vende de sus productos lleva el sustento a su hogar, solicita un credito para seguir mejorando su cosecha y poder tener mas ventas y mas ganancias.

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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
  • 660
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,150,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Gilberto to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 27, 2013
Mar 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014