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Natividad  De Jesus
Natividad is 37 years old and lives in his own house with his wife and their seven children. He has earned his living growing rice for twenty years, and that has given him the experience he needs to tend his crops. He sells his harvests in the staple grains markets; with the earnings he gets for his sales, he manages to cover his household costs.

Natividad is requesting a loan so that he can buy the supplies he needs (like fertilizers, herbicides, soil amendments, and others) to have good harvests and make greater profits in order to give his family better economic stability.
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Don Natividad de la edad de 37 años edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus 7 hijos, él se dedica al cultivo de arroz desde hace 20 años y eso le ha dado la experiencia necesaria para asistir sus cultivos, sus cosechas las comercializa en los mercados de granos basicos con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar. Don natividad solicita un credito para poder comprar los insumos necesarios como fertilizantes, herbicidas, abonos, entre otras cosas para tener buenas cosechas y asi el pueda obtener mejores ganancias para darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica

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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
  • 658
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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 $1,000 helped Natividad De Jesus to buy fertilizers, herbicides, soil amendments, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 2, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 25, 2013