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Jorge
Jorge is 49 years of age and has been farming for several years, planting beans and corn. With the sale of his crops, he is able to cover the expenses he has for his home.

He is a responsible, honest and hardworking man and lives with his wife and their four children.

Jorge is requesting a loan to purchase amendments for his crops such as fertilizers, plant food, seeds, etc. to improve the land that is shown in the photograph because what he earns is not enough to cover these costs and thus he will have better income and better economic stability.
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Jorge de 49 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra frijol y maiz y con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra solventar los gastos que tiene en su hogar, es un hombre responsable, honesto y trabajador vive con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos. Jorge está solicitando un crédito para poder comprar insumos para su cosecha como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, etc. y poder mejorar el terreno que es el que muestra la fotografía ya que con lo que gana no le alcanza para cubrir esos gastos y asi tener mejores ingresos y tener una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 659
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,200,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jorge to purchase fertilizers, plant food, seeds etc. to be able to improve the soil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 26, 2014
Listed
Apr 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015