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Vicente De Jesus
Vicente, 38, has made a living in agriculture for 13 years. His main crop is cucumber. He lives with his life partner and their three children, ages 7, 12, and 16, who currently attend school. He's a hardworking and responsible man with regard to the needs of his household.

The photograph shows the land where he's beginning to plant his cucumbers. He manages to pay his household expenses with the sales from his harvest.

Vicente's requesting a loan that will help him buy agricultural supplies such as seed, soil amendments, herbicide, and fungicide to be able to continue growing his seeds and to give his family a better quality of life.
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Don vicente de 38 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 13 años su principal siembra es el pepino, vive con su compañera de vida y sus 3 hijos de 7, 12 y 16 años que actualmene estudian, es un hombre trabajador y responsable con las necesidades de su hogar, en la foto se muestra el terreno donde esta empezando hacer su siembra de pepinos, de las ventas de su cosecha logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, Don vicente solicta un credito que le ayude a comprar insumos agricolas como son: semillas, abonos, herbicidas y fungicidas, para poder seguir cultivando sus semillas y asi poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 775
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Vicente De Jesus to buy fertilizer, soil amendments, seed, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013