He works growing corn, pumpkins and fruit such as melon and watermelon. He has worked in agriculture for several years and he has gained a lot of experience, which means he gets the best crops. When his crops are ready, he stores them in barns as you can see in the photograph, and later goes and sells them in the surrounding areas of the community. He already has lots of customers who prefer his crops because of the quality, good prices and above all for the good service.
He needs to invest so has applied for a loan to buy seeds for corn, beans, insecticide, herbicide, e.t.c. Jose has good payment references from his acquaintances, and is very responsible. He guarantees that he will be able to pay the debt back within the prescribed period and also hopes to bring financial security to his household.
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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 IntegralApoyo 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.
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