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Nelson is 39 years old. He lives in his own house with his wife and two children. He is in agriculture for a living and has been for some years. His main crops are corn and beans. He sells his products in different markets that are near his home. Nelson is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy agricultural inputs like: fertilizer, herbicide, pest control, seeds, etc and to improve his land that is in the photograph shown in order to continue with his crops and be able to give his family a better quality of life.
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Nelson de 39 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus dos hijos, él se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años su principal siembra es el maíz y frijol, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, Nelson está solicitando un crédito a INTEGRAL para comprar insumos agrícolas como: fertilizantes, herbicidas, controles de plagas, semillas, etc. y mejorar el terreno que es el que muestra la fotografía para poder seguir haciendo su siembra y así poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 762
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,201,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nelson to buy fertilizer, herbicide, pest control, seeds etc. and to improve the soil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015