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Jorge Alberto
Jorge lives with his wife and four children in his own home. He is a very responsible man with his home obligations since he has always been characterized as providing the best to his children. He has always done so with joy and enthusiasm.

He works in agriculture. Each year, he plants all of the major grains, such as corn and beans. Jorge wishes to increase his sales, and so is requesting a loan which will allow him to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers, and pesticides, among others. He would like to count on the help requested since he does not have any other monetary income, and so he will continue bringing the daily bread to his home without any limitation.
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Don Jorge vive con sus esposa y sus 4 hijos en cas propia, es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarles lo mejor a sus hijos, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, se dedica a ser agricultora siembra todos loa años los principales granos básicos como lo son, maíz y frijol. Jorge desea incrementar sus ventas por eso solicita un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otros. 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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 874
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,305,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jorge Alberto to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 23, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014