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Manuel De Jesus
Manuel has worked in agriculture for several years and his main crops are corn and beans. He sells his products to firms that buy and sell basic grains and uses the profits he earns to cover some of his household expenses.

Manuel is asking for a loan to buy supplies like fertilizer, manure, seeds, herbicide, etc. and to make improvements to the field shown in the photo so he can continue planting and give his family better quality of life with no limitations whatsoever.
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Don Manuel se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años su principal siembra es el maíz y frijol sus productos los vende en los comercios de compra-venta de granos básicos con las ganancias que obtiene logra cubrir algunos gatos de su hogar, don Manuel esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de insumos como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, herbicidas, etc. y mejorar el terreno donde siembra que es el que muestra la fotografía para poder seguir con sus cultivos y poder darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida sin limitación alguna.

Additional Information

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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Manuel De Jesus to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 31, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014