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Israel, 41, lives in his own home with his wife and two children. He has been cultivating papaya and vegetables for many years which has given him ample experience in attending to his crops. He sells his produce at the markets and uses the profit to cover household expenses.

Israel is in need of a loan to buy the supplies he needs, such as fertilizers, herbicides, compost and other items for a good harvest. This will increase his earnings so he can give his family greater economic stability.
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Israel de 41 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus dos hijos, él se dedica al cultivo de papayas y hortalizas desde hace varios años y eso le ha dado la experiencia necesaria para asistir sus cultivos, sus cosechas las comercializa en los mercados y compras de hortalizas con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar. Israel solicita un credito para poder comprar los insumos necesarios como fertilizantes, herbicidas, abonos, entre otras cosas para tener buenas cosechas y asi el pueda obtener mejores ganancias para darle a su familia 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.


About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 693
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Perez to buy fertilizers, herbicides, compost and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 21, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015