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52-year-old Fidel is a very responsible man with his household responsibilities, since he has always been characterized by providing the best for his children. Currently, he lives together with his wife and seven children. He is a hard-worker. He has always worked with joy and enthusiasm. He is a farmer and every year sows staples such as corn and beans. Fidel wants to increase his sales, which is why he is requesting a loan that will allow him to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and other inputs like the photograph shows. He hopes to have the requested help, since he does not have other monetary income, and in this way he will continue bringing home the daily bread without limitation.
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Don Fidel de 52 años de edad es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarles lo mejor a sus hijos. Actualmente vive junto a su esposa y sus 7 hijos es muy trabajador, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, se dedica a ser agricultora siembra todos los años los principales granos básicos como lo son, maíz y frijol. Don Fidel desea incrementar sus ventas y por eso solicita un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas, herbicidas entre otros asi como muestra la fotografia. 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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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
  • 742
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,180,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Fidel to buy agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, manure, seeds etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 12, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014