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Domingo
Domingo, 58 years old, have been growing maize and sorghum for over 30 years. He is responsible, hardworking and honest. He lives in his own house with his wife and 4 children, who are 23, 19, 13 and 4 years old. At present they are studying.

When his crop is ready, he stores it in the silos that you can see in the photo. Subsequently, he sells it and the earnings he makes from the sale enable him to provide for his family. He has gotten bills arise every day and has been able to pay them all.

Domingo is requesting a loan in order to buy agricultural supplies such as seeds, fertilisers and manure, and other tools. He will then have what he needs to continue to harvest his crops, as this is his only source of work. In this way he can improve his income and so give his family everything they need.
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Domingo de 58 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maiz y sorgo desde hace mas de 30 años es responsable, trabajador y honesto vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus 4 hijos de 23, 19, 13, y 4 años actualmente estudian. Cuando ya tiene su cosecha lista la almacena en los graneros que aparecen en la foto para luego salir a comercializarla y con las ganancias que obtiene de la venta ha podido salir adelante con su familia, ha solventado todos los gastos que se le presentan dia a dia, el Señor Domingo esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar insumos agricolas como: semillas, fertilizantes, abonos y otras herramientas que le ayudaran a poder seguir consechando sus cultivos ya que esa esa su unica fuente de trabajo y tener mejores ganancias para darle a su familia lo que necesita sin tener ninguna limitante.

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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
  • 598
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $21,986,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Domingo to buy agricultural supplies (fertilisers, seeds etc.).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2013
Listed
Apr 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014