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German Enrique
German is 39 years old. He lives in his own home with his wife and their two children. German has worked as a farmer for several years. His main crop is corn. The sales that he makes from his harvests are able to cover his household expenses.

German is requesting this loan in order to purchase farming supplies that he needs such as manure, seeds, fertilizers, and also to improve the land where he plants in order to obtain better harvests so that he can have better income and give his family a more stable financial situation.
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Don German de 39 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus 2 hijos, German se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años su principal siembra es el maíz con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra cubrir los gastos de su hogar. Don German solicita un credito que le permita porder comprar los insumos agricolas que necesita como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, y tambien para mejorar el terreno donde siembra para poder obtener mejores cosechas y asi poder tener mejores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad economica.

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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
  • 734
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped German Enrique to purchase farming supplies such as manure, fertilizer, and seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014