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Isau Alexander
Isau is 37 years old and grows maize and bananas. This is how he earns his living and puts bread on the table for his family. He lives with his wife in his own house. He grows maize year after year and it is the only way he knows of earning money. Isau is very hardworking, honest and responsible.

He has decided to approach this institution to ask for a loan to buy the main agricultural inputs such as manure, insecticides, fertilizer etc. He hopes to have good results as he has no other source of income. Isau trusts in God that he will have a plentiful harvest which will allow him to provide for his family.
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Isau de 37 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maíz adicional a eso también cultiva plátano. De esta forma es como se gana la vida y puede llevar el pan de cada día a su hogar vive en casa propia con su esposa. La actividad del cultivo la realiza año con año, y es la única forma que conoce de como ganarse la vida. Es un hombre muy trabajador, honrado y responsable. Ha tomado la decisión de acercarse a esta institución para solicitar un crédito ya que quiere estar preparado con los principales insumos agrícolas como: abonos, venenos para plaga, fertilizantes, etc. Espera tener resultados favorables ya que no cuenta con otra fuente de ingresos. Confía en Dios que logrará obtener una cosecha abundante la cual le permitirá seguir llevando el pan de cada día a su hogar.

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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
  • 715
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,095,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Isau Alexander buy manure, insecticides, fertilizer etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 25, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015