Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Aquilino has worked in agriculture for many years, which has given him the skills and knowledge needed to care for his crops. His primary crops are corn and beans, which he sells to basic grain retail agencies that are located near his home. With his earnings, he is able to cover his household expenses. He lives with his family in a home that they own.

He is seeking a loan to purchase agricultural supplies that will help him to plant his crops such as manure, seeds, and fertilizers to improve the land that can be seen in the photograph. This will allow him to improve his earnings and continue to help with his household expenses without limitations.
View original language description ↓
Aquilino se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años y eso le ha dado la capacidad y el conocimiento necesario para asistir sus cultivos, su principal siembra es el maíz y frijol, comercializa sus cultivos en agencias de compra-venta de granos básicos que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra cubrir algunos gastos de su casa, vive con su familia en casa propia, el está solicitando un crédito para poder comparar insumos agrícolas que le ayuden en la siembra de sus cultivos como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes y mejorar el terreno que muestra en la fotografía, asi poder tener mejores ganancias y seguir ayudando el los gastos de su casa sin ninguna limitación.

Additional Information

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
  • 645
    View loans »
    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $600 helped Aquilino purchase manure, seeds, fertilizers and improve the land.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 12, 2014
Apr 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 4, 2014