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Jose Adrian
Jose, 55 years old, lives in his own house. He has 10 children, but only 4 are dependent on him. The other 6 are independent, but they help him financially. He grows tomato and cucumber. He sells his products in the various markets close to his place of residence. With what he earns from his sales, and with the help of his children, he succeeds in covering the household expenses. Jose is asking for a loan to buy seed, manure, pest control, etc., in order to continue with his crops and to be able to give his children a better quality of life with no limitations.
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Don Jose de 55 años de edad vive en casa propia tiene 10 hijos pero solamente cuatro depende de él los otros 6 son independientes pero le ayudan económicamente, él se dedica al cultivo de tomate y pepino, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas y con ,a ayuda de sus hijos logra solventar los gastos que se le presentan en su hogar, don Jose está solicitando un crédito para la compra de semillas, abono, controles de plaga, etc. y así continuar con sus cultivos y poderle dar a sus hijos una mejor calidad de vida sin limitación alguna.

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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
  • 756
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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 $400 helped Jose Adrian to buy seed, manure, pest control, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 29, 2014
May 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014