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Nelson, 43, lives with his wife and two children in his own home. He works in agriculture, specifically growing corn and sorghum. He has worked in this sector for many years and he has gained valuable experience, which lets him get better harvests. The land where he grows is located in an agricultural area. He trades in all the nearby areas and has many loyal customers. These people always prefer his product because it is quality and at affordable prices. Nelson needs to invest in supplies, but he doesn't have enough capital. This is why he is applying for a loan from INTEGRAL, which will allow him to buy seeds, manure, insecticide, tools, etc. He is sure that he will be able to pay off his loan on time, and he is also confident that he will be able to give his family the life that they deserve.
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Don nelson de 43 años de edad vive con su esposa y sus dos hijos en casa propia el se dedica a la agricultura específicamente al cultivo de maíz y sorgo, tiene muchos años de trabajar en este rubro y se ha hecho de experiencia muy valiosa que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas , el terreno de cultivo está ubicado en una zona de incidencia agrícola, el comercia en todas las zonas aledañas y ya tiene mucha clientela fija, estas personas siempre prefieren su producto pues es de calidad y a precios realmente accesibles, don nelson necesita invertir en insumos pero no posee de suficiente capital por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla, abono, insecticida, herramienta, etc. el está seguro que podrá saldar su deuda a tiempo, y a la vez tiene la confianza que podrá darle a su familia la vida que se merecen.

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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
  • 608
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,030,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Nelson to buy seeds, manure, insecticide, tools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 31, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014