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Juan Miguel
Juan, 62, lives in his own home with his family and has been raising chickens for several years. He sells them at different markets near his community and is able to earn enough income to cover household expenses.

Juan is requesting a loan to buy animal feed and vitamins to continue raising chickens and giving his family a better quality of life.
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Don Juan de 62 años de edad vive en casa propia con su grupo familiar, el se dedica desde hace varios años a la crianza de pollos, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de sus ganancias logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, Don Juan esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de vitaminas y concentrado para poder seguir con la crianza de pollos y asi poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 785
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,231,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,100 helped Juan Miguel to buy animal feed and vitamins.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 9, 2014