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Alfredo, 49, lives in his own house with his wife and four children. He’s a man who is very responsible with his home commitments since he’s always been noted for providing the best for his family. He’s very hardworking and has always worked with joy and enthusiasm.

He works growing corn and sorghum. Alfredo would like to increase sales which is why he’s asking for a loan to buy seeds, manure, fertilizer and pesticide, among others and to improve the land he grows on that appears in the photo. He’d like to have the requested support because he has no other source of income and this way he will continue to provide daily bread for his home with no limits whatsoever.
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Don Alfredo de 49 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus 4 hijos, es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarle lo mejor a su familia, es muy trabajador, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, se dedica a ser agricultora siembra maíz y maicillo. Alfredo desea incrementar sus ventas y por solicita un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otros y mejorar el terreno que muestra en la fotografía 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
  • 709
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,095,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Alfredo to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 11, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014