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Jorge is 41 years old and lives with his wife and children in their own home. Thanks to God he has been a hard worker all of his life, and has been an exemplary father who is a good role model for his children. Jorge is responsible, thoughtful and humble, but with a great desire to improve himself. His occupation is farmer, an activity which consists of growing basic grains such as corn and beans. This is how he earns his living honestly from day to day, and his household has never been without bread. He would like to buy agricultural supplies such as seeds, manure, fertilizer and pesticides. For this reason he is requesting a loan through INTEGRAL. He hopes to receive help because they have almost no animals and he wants to continue providing better living conditions for his family.
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Jorge de 41 años de edad vive junto a su esposa y sus hijos, en casa propia. Gracias a Dios es un hombre que toda su vida ha sido trabajador y ha sido un buen padre ejemplar para sus hijos siendo un gran ejemplo para ellos. Jorge es responsable, atento, humilde pero con buenos deseos de superación su profesión es agricultor siendo esta una actividad económica que consiste en la cosecha de granos basicos como maiz y frjol. Es así como día a día se gana la vida honradamente y nunca ha faltado el pan en su hogar el desea comprar de insumos agricolas como semillas, abonos, fertilizantes y pesticidas, es por eso que solicita a INTEGRAL un préstamo espera contar con la ayuda ya que ya casi no tienen animales y quiere seguirle brindando mejores condiciones de vida a su familia.

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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
  • 601
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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 $500 helped Jorge to buy agricultural supplies such as seeds, manure, fertilizer and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014