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Wilmer Antonio
Wilmer has been working in agriculture for several years, which has given him the ability and knowledge to run his own crops. His main cultivations are corn and beans, and he sells the product at agencies of basic grains close to where he lives. When the harvest is over, he earns wages working in a farm near his house. Thanks to the earnings he makes from sales and his wages, he's able to cover some of his household expenses. He lives with his wife and their two children.

Wilmer is requesting a loan to buy farming supplies to help in the cultivation of his crops, such as fertilizers, seeds, herbicides, tools, etc. These will help to improve earnings and provide his family with a better financial stability.
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Wilmer se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años y eso le ha dado la capacidad y el conocimiento necesario para asistir sus cultivos, su principal siembra es el maíz y el frijol, comercializa sus cultivos en agencias de granos básicos que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, cuando ha pasado la cosecha se dedica a trabajar de jornal en una finca que está cerca de su casa, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas y con el pago de su trabajo logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar , vive con su esposa y sus dos hijos, wilmer está solicitando un crédito para poder comprar insumos agrícolas que le ayuden en la siembra de sus cultivos como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, herbicidas, herramientas, etc. y asi poder tener mejores ganancias para 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
  • 711
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Wilmer Antonio to buy fertilizers, seeds, herbicides, tools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 15, 2013
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014