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Juan Antonio
Juan, 42, has been working in agriculture growing corn and beans for many years. He’s gained valuable experience that leads to his producing the best crops. The field where he plants is located in an area of intense agricultural activity very near his home. He sells everywhere in the community and has gained many customers that prefer him because everything he sells is top quality at affordable prices with good service.

Juan’s an active man who is dedicated to his work and who very much wants to get ahead. He’s always looking for opportunities that will make it possible for him to attain success.

He will make a new investment that will allow him to increase production which is why he’s asking Integral for a loan that will make it possible for him to buy corn and bean seeds, manure, insecticide, tools, etc. Juan has good payment references and is sure that he will be able to repay the loan while at the same time hopes to provide economic security at home.
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Don juan de 42 años de edad tiene varios años de trabajar en la agricultura siembra maíz y frijol y ha ganado experiencia valiosa que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, el terreno donde siembra esta ubicado en una zona de alta incidencia agrícola y muy cercano a su vivienda, comercia en todos los alrededores de la comunidad y se ha hecho de mucha clientela que lo prefiere porque todo lo que vende es de primera calidad, a precios accesibles y con un buen servicio; don juan es un hombre activo, entregado a su labor y con muchas ganas de salir adelante, siempre esta buscando oportunidades que le permitan alcanzar el éxito, hará una nueva inversión que le permita aumentar la producción por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz, frijol, abono, insecticida, herramientas, etc. don Juan tiene buenas referencias de pago asegura que podrá saldar la deuda y a la vez tiene esperanza que llevara a su hogar seguridad 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
  • 728
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,039,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Juan Antonio to buy corn and bean seeds and agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 25, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014