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Rigoberto is a very responsible man with his household responsibilities because he always has been known for giving his children the best. Currently he lives with his wife and five children.

He's very hardworking. He always has worked happily and enthusiastically. He earns his living as a farmer. He grows the main basic grains, such as corn and beans.

Rigoberto wants to increase his sales, so he visited the offices of Integral to request a loan to buy seed, soil amendments, fertilizer, pesticide, and other supplies to be able to improve his plot of land, which is shown in the photograph.

He wants to have the help requested because he has no other income. This way he'll continue putting food on the table for his household without any limitation.
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rigoberto 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 5 hijos es muy trabajador, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, se dedica a ser agricultor siembra los principales granos básicos como lo son, maíz y frijol. Rigoberto desea incrementar sus ventas y por eso visitó las oficinas de INTEGRAL para solicitar un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otrosy poder darle una mejora al terreno que muestra en la fotografia que es donde siembra. 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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Rigoberto to buy seed, soil amendments, and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 11, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014