Don Higinio is is a farmer and grows one of the principal grain crops of this area, corn. When his corn is ready to harvest, Don Higinio places it in sacks, like the one pictured here, and then takes it to sell at markets hear his home. Don Higinio wishes to boost his sales and therefore visited the offices of INTEGRAL to request a loan for the purchase of: seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies. Don Higinio's farm is his only source of income, so this loan will help him provide for his family's daily needs without difficulty.
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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 IntegralApoyo 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.
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