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Juan Alfredo
Juan Alfredo is 65 years old. He is a person who has worked very hard in order to get ahead in life and have everything he needs to lead a decent life. He lives together with his wife and children who help him in his business. Juan Alfredo's business is growing beans and corn. This is a very ancient trade which has passed down through many generations. It is very profitable.

Juan Alfredo is requesting a loan to buy a larger quantity of corn and bean seeds to sow. He will also buy pesticides, plastic tanks with which to spray them, fertilizers, bags, plows and all the materials he needs to enjoy an excellent harvest. Juan hopes to use his loan to improve his profits and save up so that when he is older he and his wife will have everything they need to live well.
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Juan Alfredo de 65 años de edad, es una persona que ha trabajado muy duro por salir adelante y poder contar con todo lo necesario para vivir dignamente. Él vive junto a su esposa e hijos quienes le ayudan al negocio. Juan Alfredo se dedica a la cosecha de frijol y maíz un oficio muy antiguo y de muchas generaciones el cual es muy rentable. Él solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de semillas de frijoles y maíz para sembrar, así mismo para comprar pesticidas, depósitos plásticos para poder rociarlo, abono, sacos, arados y todo los materiales necesario para poder realizar una excelente cosecha. Con lo anterior Juan espera mejorar en gran manera sus ganancias y así poder ahorrar para cuando se encuentre en edad avanzada junto a su esposa y siempre poder contar con todo lo necesario para vivir.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Juan Alfredo to buy tanks for spraying his crops with pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2012
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2013