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Mario Israel
Mario has been a farmer for several years growing beans and corn. With the money he makes from selling his crops to the basic grain agencies, he is able to cover household expenses. He is a responsible, honest, hard-working man who lives with his wife and two children. He is requesting a loan to buy farm supplies for his crops since the money he earns is not enough to cover these expenses. This will allow him to improve his income and achieve more economic stability.
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Don Mario se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra frijol y maiz y con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas a la agencias de granos basicos logra solventar los gastos que tiene en su hogar, es un hombre responsable, honesto y trabajador vive con su esposa y sus 2 hijos. El esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar insumos para su cosecha ya que con lo que gana no le alcanza para cubrir esos gastos y asi tener mejores ingresos y tener un mejor estabilidad economica.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 593
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,937,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mario Israel to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 7, 2013
Listed
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 25, 2014