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Hugo Adelso
Hugo is 30 years old and lives with his family in their own home. He has worked in agriculture for 10 years, and his main crops are maize and beans. He uses his earnings to pay the household expenses. Hugo is requesting a loan to buy compost, seeds, fertilizer, weedkillers, etc. He also wants to improve the plot of land shown in the photograph, which is where he grows his crops, and in this way make a better life for his family.
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Don hugo de 30 años de edad vive con su familia en casa propia, el se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 10 años su principal siembra es el maiz y el frijol con la ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, Don Hugo solicita un crédito para poder comprar abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. También para mejorar el terreno que muestra en la fotografía que es donde siembra sus cosechas y asi poder darle a su familia una mejor vida.

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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
  • 845
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Hugo Adelso to improve his land and buy seeds, fertilizers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 30, 2013
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013