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Hector Samuel
Mr. Hector has been a farmer for many years. He grows corn, beans and sorghum. He lives with his wife, who has a small store, and his five children (10.13.19, 20, 24 years old). His whole family is dependent upon him. Growing these grains helps him pay his debts such as the rent on the land that he uses to grow his crops. He is asking for this loan in order to buy agricultural supplies and to buy his own land so that, with the sale of his crops, he can help his family progress.
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Don Hector ha sido agricultor por varios años, se dedica al cultivo de maiz, frijol y maicillo, vive con su esposa que tiene un pequeña tienda y con sus 5 hijos (10,13,19,20 y 24 años) todos depende de él,con la venta de estos granos logra solventar todas sus deudas como lo es el pago del arrendamiento de tierra donde actualmente esta cultivando, el cliente solicita el credito para poder comprar insumos agricolas y poder comprar su propia tierra ya que con el cultivo logra sacar a delante 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
  • 730
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,061,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Hector Samuel to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014