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Jorge Alberto
Jorge, 44, lives in his own house with his wife and three children. For the last 25 years he’s worked in agriculture growing corn and beans that he sells in various markets located near his place of residence using income from sales to cover some of his household expenses.

Jorge’s asking for a loan to be able to buy the necessary supplies like fertilizer, manure, seeds, pest control, etc. to continue with his crops and be able to have better economic stability with his family.
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Don Jorge de 44 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus tres hijos, desde hace 25 años se dedica a la agricultura siembra masi y frijol, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, don Jorge está solicitando un crédito para poder comprar los insumos necesarios para seguir con sus siembras como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, controles de plagas, etc. y así poder tener una mejor estabilidad económica con su familia.

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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
  • 642
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Jorge Alberto to buy agricultural supplies.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 14, 2013