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Transito Francisco
Transito is 48 years old and has been working in farming for 20 years. This has given him the necessary experience to be able to tend to his crops, mainly corn. He also works at another farm near his home after the harvest has finished. With the profits he earns from sales and the money he earns at the farm, Transito is able to cover some household costs. He lives in his own home with his wife and 14-year-old son. Transito is applying for a loan to buy necessary supplies to continue with his crops. He will buy insecticides, seeds, manure, fertilisers and more. With the loan, he will then be able to continue providing his family with everything they need.

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Don transito de 48 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 20 años y eso le ha dado la experiencia necesaria para asistir sus cultivos, su principal siembra es el maíz también trabaja de jornal en una finca cerca de su casa cuando la cosecha ha pasado, con las ganancias que obtienen de sus ventas y con el pago de su trabajo logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con su esposo y su hijo d 14 años de edad. Don Transito esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de los insumos necesarios para seguir con su cosecha como: Veneno para plagas, semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, etc. y asi seguirle dando a su familia lo necesario 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
  • 747
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Transito Francisco to buy insecticides, seeds, manure, fertilisers and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014