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Luis Angel
Don Luis has been farming since he was 15 years old. His main crops are corn and beans. He is a hardworking, responsible man. He lives with his wife and their 6-year-old son in their own house. With the profits that they make from their corn, his has been able to take care of the household expenses.

He is asking for a loan to buy farming supplies so he can keep growing his seeds and thus continue giving his family the best he can.
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Don Luis se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 15 años y su principal siembra es el maiz y el frijol es un hombre trabajador y responsable, vive con su esposa y su hijo de 6 años en casa propia, con la venta que hace del maiz ha podido solventar los gastos de su hogar, solicita un credito para la compra de insumos agricolas para poder seguir cultivando sus semillas y asi poder seguir dandole a su familia una mejor.

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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
  • 665
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,100,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Luis Angel buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 14, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014