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Jose Ely
José, 47 years old, works raising cattle. In addition to this, he also grows corn. With what he earns from his sales, he manages to pay the expenses that come up in his household. José asks for a loan to purchase concentrated feed, vitamins, antiparasitics, and to improve the pasture where he keeps his animals, in order to continue with his work to provide his family with a better quality of life.
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José de 47 años de edad, se dedica a la crianza de ganado, adicional a eso también cultiva maíz, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar las necesidades que se le presentan en su hogar, Jose solicita un crédito para la compra de concentrado, vitaminas, desparasitantes y mejorar el potrero donde mantiene a sus animales, y así continuar con su trabajo para darle 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
  • 747
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Jose Ely to purchase concentrated feed, vitamins, antiparasitics, and to improve the pasture.
53% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2014
Jul 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: