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Francisco Antonio
Francisco is 35 years old. He is a very responsible family man. He has always been known for giving his best to his children.

He earns a living in agriculture, planting corn and beans. When the crop is ready he stores his harvest in the granaries shown in the photograph.

He currently lives with his wife and their 4 children. He is a very hard-worker, and has always worked with joy and enthusiasm.

Francisco would like to increase his sales and for this reason he is requesting a loan. The loan will allow him to buy: seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides among other things that he needs for his crops.

He hopes to receive the help he is requesting because he does not have another source of income. This way he will continue putting bread on his family's table without limit.
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Francisco de 35 años de edad es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarle lo mejor a sus hijos, se dedica a la agricultura siembra maiz y frijol y cuando ya esta lista su cosecha la almacena en los graneros que muestra en la fotografia. Actualmente vive junto a su esposa y sus 4 hijos es muy trabajador, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, Francisco desea incrementar sus ventas por eso solicita un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otras cosa que necesita para sus cultivos. Desea contar con la ayuda solicitada puesto que no tiene otros ingresos monetarios, y así el seguirá llevando el pan de cada día a su hogar sin limitación alguna.

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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
  • 455
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,757,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Francisco Antonio to purchase agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014