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Jaime Antonio
Jaime is 50 years old. He is very friendly and hardworking and lives with his life companion and 21 year old son. He owns a plot of land where he works very hard growing corn and sorghum. His products are of very good quality and he sells his harvests at various markets that are close to his home. Jaime is requesting a loan from Integral to have enough money to invest in the purchase of farm inputs such as insecticides, fertilizer, organic fertilizer, seeds, and other supplies needed for planting. He longs to increase his sales and be able to earn higher profits and provide his family with better financial stability.
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Jaime de 50 años de edad, es muy amable y trabajador, vive con su compañera de vida y su hijo de 21 años de edad. El trabaja muy duro en su propia parcela donde siembra maíz y sorgo, sus productos son de muy buena calidad, comercializa sus cosechas en los diferentes mercados que están cerca de su lugar de residencia. Jaime solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL para contar con el dinero necesario e invertir en la compra de insumos agrícolas como controles de plaga, fertilizantes, abonos, semillas entre otras cosas que necesita para su siembra, él ansía aumentar sus ventas para poder percibir mayores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica

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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 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
  • 728
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,313,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jaime Antonio to purchase insecticides, fertilizer, organic fertilizer, seeds, and other supplies inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 24, 2013
Jun 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013