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Raul Antonio
Raul is very friendly and hard-working. He lives with his wife and their four children. He works very hard on his own parcel of land where he sows corn and beans. His products are very high in quality. When his harvest is ready, he stores it in sacks as well as taking a picture to then go out and sell it to different markets near his place of residence.

Raul is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL in order to have the money necessary to invest in the purchase of agricultural supplies such as pest control products, fertilizer, compost and seeds, among other things he needs for his harvest. He is anxious to increase his sales in order to be able to earn a better income and give his family more economic stability.
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Raul es muy amable y trabajador, vive con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, El trabaja muy duro en su propia parcela donde siembra maiz y frijol; sus productos son de muy buena calidad cuando su cosecha ya esta lista la almacena en sacos asi como muestra la fotografia para luego salir a comercializarla a los diferentes mercados que estan cerca de su lugar de residencia. Raul solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL para contar con el dinero necesario e invertir en la compra de insumos agrícolas como controles de plaga, fertilizantes, abonos, semillas entre otras cosas que necesita para su siembra, él ansía aumentar sus ventas para poder percibir mayores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad economica.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 410
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,783,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $900 helped Raul Antonio to buy pest control products, fertilizers, compost, seeds, etc.
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 14, 2013
Listed
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Jul 30, 2013