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Angel Antonio
Ángel, who is 53 years old, has worked in agriculture for several years; this has given him the skills and knowledge necessary to tend to his crops. His main crop is rice. He sells his harvests in grain agencies that are close to his place of residence. With the earnings that he obtains from his sales, he manages to cover some of his household costs.

Ángel lives with his wife and their five children. He is requesting a loan to be able to buy agricultural supplies that will help him in the planting of his crops, such as soil amendments, seeds, fertilizers, herbicides, etc. This will enable him to have better earnings so he can give his family a better quality of life.
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Don ángel de 53 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 arroz comercializa sus cultivos en agencias de granos básicos que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, vive con su esposa y sus 5 hijos, Don ángel esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar insumos agrícolas que le ayuden en la siembra de sus cultivos como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. y así poder tener mejores ganancias y para darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 658
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Angel Antonio to buy soil amendments, seeds, fertilizers, herbicides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014