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Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio M. L. lives in Lecoluca in the Department of Ahuachapán. Manual is 45 years old and he lives with his wife and their four children, who are 23, 20, 16, and 10 years old. Manual works selling basic grains, a business that he does from his home with 15 years of experience. He doesn’t only sell grains, but he also harvests them, and this is why his clients are loyal, since they recognize the good quality of the rice and beans that Don Manuel gets from his farm. He is asking for a loan in order to be able to buy a larger quantity of seeds and fertilizers; and in this way he will be able to get a bigger harvest next season.
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Manuel Antonio M. L. reside en Tecoluca en el departamento de Ahuachapán. Manuel de 45 años de edad vive con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, de 23, 20, 16 y 10 años de edad. Manuel se dedica a la venta de granos básicos, negocio que hace desde su casa con quince años de experiencia, el no solo vende los granos básicos sino también los cosecha, es por eso que sus clientes son fieles, ya que reconocen de la buena calidad de arroz y frijoles que don Manuel saca de sus cultivos, el solicita de un crédito para poder comprar mayor cantidad de semillas, abono y fertilizantes; y así poder logar una cosecha mas grande la siguiente temporada.

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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
  • 547
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  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Manuel Antonio to buy seeds and fertilizers for Manuel's farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2011