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Vicente De Jesus
Vicente lives in his own house with his wife and four children. He works in agriculture. For the past several years he has been growing cucumbers. He sells them in the different markets located close to his home. He has established clients who prefer him as his product is fresh, of good quality and fair-priced. What he makes from his income he manages to pay some of the household expenses.

Vincent is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer, seeds and manure to continue farming his crops They produce good returns which allows him to offer his family a better quality of life.
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Vicente vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, él se dedica a la agricultura especialmente al cultivo de pepino desde hace varios años, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia ya tiene clientela establecida que lo prefieren porque su producto es fresco, de calidad y a buenos precios, con lo que obtiene de sus ganancias logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Vicente está solicitando un crédito para la compra de abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, abonos, etc. para poder seguir con sus cultivos que le generan buenas ganancias y así poderle dar 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
  • 851
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Vicente De Jesus to buy fertilizer, manure, seeds etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 15, 2013
Nov 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014