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Dimas Eladio
Dimas is 58 years old, and lives in his own house with his life partner and his son. He has been raising and selling beef cattle for ten years. In addition to this, he grows corn and beans, and with what he makes from his sales, he is able to pay some of his household expenses.

Dimas is seeking a loan for the purchase of feed and vitamins, in order to continue raising his cattle. This way, he will be able to obtain better earnings from his sales, and give his family a better quality of life.
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Dimas de 58 años de edad vive en casa propia con su compañera de vida y su hijo, desde hace 10 años el se dedica a la crianza y venta de ganado de engorde, adicional a eso también cultiva maíz y frijol, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar,Dimas esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de concentrado y vitaminas para seguir con la crianza de su ganado así poder obtener una mejor ganancia por sus ventas y 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
  • 667
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,216,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dimas Eladio to purchase vitamins and feed for his cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 26, 2013
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014