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Israel
Israel is 47 years old and has worked in agriculture for several years. This has given him the necessary skills and knowledge to look after his crops. His main crops are corn and beans and he sells his produce at bulk grains agencies near to where he lives. With the profits he makes from his sales he is able to help with his family's living expenses. He lives with his wife and their three children.

Israel is asking for a loan to be able to buy agricultural supplies which will help him in his crop production, such as manure, seeds, fertilisers, weedkiller etc. so he can obtain better profits and carry on helping with the household expenses without difficulty.
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Israel de 47 años de edad 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 frijol, comercializa sus cultivos en agencias de granos básicos que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas ayuda en los gastos que su familia tiene, vive con su esposa y sus tres hijos, Israel está solicitando un crédito para poder comparar insumos agrícolas que le ayuden en la siembra de sus cultivos como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. y asi poder tener mejores ganancias y seguir ayudando en los gastos de su casa sin ninguna limitación.

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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
  • 660
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,150,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Israel to buy manure, seeds, fertilisers, weedkiller etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 24, 2013
Listed
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014