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Eli Antonio
Eli lives with his family which is comprised of his wife and their children. He is a hard-working, honorable and sincere man and he has a great ability and experience in cultivating corn and beans. He works in agriculture and he does it so that he can provide the best life for his family. He works harder every day so that he can get the best results from his work.

Eli wants to get ahead a little more and says that he doesn't have the resources to do so on his own. Therefore, he is seeking a loan from INTEGRAL so that he can buy supplies such as seeds, fertilizers, insecticides, and other things. He hopes to be able to receive support and to work hard in order to have the best crops in the region. At the same time, he is confident he will be able to repay the loan and provide his family with a better life, which is his biggest dream.
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Eli vive con su grupo familia, conformado por su esposa y sus hijos, es un hombre muy trabajador, honrado y sincero en lo que hace, posee una gran habilidad y experiencia en el cultivo de maíz y frijol ya que su profesión es agricultor, esto hace que aparte de entregarle lo mejor a su familia día con día se esfuerce mas para realizar de la mejor manera su trabajo. Eli tiene el deseo de superarse un poco más y no cuenta con los recursos necesarios para poder hacerlo por su propia cuenta es por eso que solicita a INTEGRAL un préstamo para la compra de insumos básicos de primera necesidad como semillas, abonos, insecticidas entre otros. Espera poder recibir la ayuda y de ante mano dispone de su trabajo para poder tener los mejores cultivos de la zona así a su vez poder tener la plena confianza de saldar la deuda y seguirle entregando mejores condiciones de vida a su familia, y cumplir su mayor sueño.

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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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Eli Antonio to buy basic supplies such as seeds, fertilizers, insecticides, and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 25, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013