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Edwin Arturo
Edwin, 30, has worked in agriculture for several years. He uses profits obtained from his sales to cover some of his household expenses. He’s requesting a loan to be able to buy seeds, fertilizer, manure and everything needed to obtain a better harvest thus continuing with his work since this is his only source of income to continue providing his family with everything they need with no limitations whatsoever.
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Edwin de 30 años se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años con las ganancias que obtienen de sus ventas logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar el esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar semillas, fertilizantes, abonos, y todo lo necesario para obtener una mejor cosecha y asi seguir con su trabajo ya que esa es su única fuente de ingresos y poder seguirle dando a su familia todo lo que necesita sin limitación laguna.

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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
  • 632
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,084,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Edwin Arturo to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 24, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014