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Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos, 37, lives in his own house with his wife and children. He’s been raising chickens for a long time now; it’s his main source of income. When farming season is high and he has the opportunity and the means to do so he also works in agriculture to be able to help his humble family economy. Roberto’s wife helps him working with much effort sewing and together they dream of providing their family with a better quality of life.

Roberto is characterized by being a hardworking, honest, responsible person who puts his best effort into the work he does which has won him the respect and admiration of his family, friends and especially his customers who prefer him always. Because of his commitment to always produce the best products, he’s decided to ask INTEGRAL for a loan to buy more chicks and feed so that they will be top quality for his loyal customers. At the same time, he will buy farm supplies, seeds, manure, insecticide, pesticide and others.
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Roberto Carlos de 37 años de edad, vive en su vivienda propia junto a su esposa e hijos. Se dedica desde ya hace mucho tiempo a la crianza de pollos como su principal fuente de ingresos, pero cuando hay época de cultivos y tiene la oportunidad y los medios para hacerlo también se dedican a la agricultura para poder ayudar a la humilde economía familiar. Roberto recibe ayuda de su esposa que con grandes esfuerzos se dedica a la costura y juntos tienen el sueño de darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida. Roberto se caracteriza por ser una persona trabajadora, honesta y responsable que da su mejor esfuerzo en las actividades que realiza, por lo que se ha ganado el respeto y la admiración de familia, amigos y en especial de su clientela que siempre lo prefieren. Es por su gran compromiso de siempre entregar los mejores productos, que decidió solicitar un crédito a INTEGRAL para comprar más pollos y concentrado para que estos sean de la mejor calidad para su fiel clientela. y a su vez la compra de insumos para su terreno y comprar semillas, abonos, insecticidas, pesticidas entre otros.

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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
  • 549
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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 $250 helped Roberto Carlos to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013