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Juan Carlos
Juan, 35 years old, has been a farmer for several years. His principal crops are corn and sesame. He sells his products to basic grains agencies near his residence. With the profits he obtains from his harvests he is able to cover some of his household expenses. He lives in his own home with his wife and three children.

Juan is applying for a loan in order to purchase seeds, compost, fertilizer, herbicide and poisons to prevent infestations, etc. Thus he can continue with his crops and will be able to give his family better economic stability.
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Juan de 35 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años su principal siembra es el maíz y el ajonjolí, vende sus productos en agencias de granos básicos que están cerca de su lugar de residencia con las ganancias que obtiene de sus cosechas logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con su esposas y sus tres hijos, juan esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, herbicidas, veneno para plaga, etc. para poder seguir con sus cosechas y poder darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad 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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,130,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Juan Carlos to purchase seeds, compost, fertilizer, herbicides and poisons to prevent infestations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014