He is a farmer. Every year he plants the main basic grains from the region: corn and beans.
Roberto would like to increase his sales. To do so he is requesting a loan which will allow him to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers, and pesticides among other items. He will also be able to improve the plot of land where he plants 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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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 IntegralApoyo 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.
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