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Walter Edgardo
Walter is 45 years old and lives in his own house with his family. He has worked for several years in agriculture, his principal crops being corn and beans. He sells in the surroundings of the area in which he lives, and with what he obtains from his earnings he manages to cover some of the household expenses.

Walter is asking for a loan to buy agricultural supplies such as: fertilizers, manure, pesticides, herbicides, seeds, etc. in order to be able to continue with his harvests and therefore be able to give his family a better quality of life.
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Walter de 45 años de edad vive en casa propia con su grupo familiar, el se dedica desde hace varios años a la agricultura su principal siembra es el maiz y frijol, comercializa en los alrededores de la zona donde el reside, con lo que obtiene de sus ganancias logra solventar algunos gastos del hogar, Walter esta solicitando un credito para a compra de insumos agricolas como: fertilizantes, abonos, controles de plagas, herbicidas, semillas, etc. para poder continuar con sus cosechas y asi 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
  • 884
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,305,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Walter Edgardo to buy fertilizer, manure, pesticides, herbicides, seeds, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014