He works in agriculture, and every year he plants the principal crops of the zone, such as corn and beans.
Manuel wants to increase his sales, so he visited the offices of Integral in order to request a loan that will allow him to purchase compost, fertilizer, pesticide, and similar items; and to improve the land, which is shown in the photograph.
He hopes to have the help that he has requested, as he has no other income; this way he will continue providing for his home without any limitations.
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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 IntegralApoyo 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.
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