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Nelson Francisco
Nelson is 46 years old and lives with his wife and young children. He is a very hardworking man who has always been known for giving the best to his family. He is honest and sincere. His greatest dream and wish is that his children always live in decent conditions and that they never lack their daily bread in their home.

He makes a living as a daily farm laborer. He has a small harvest and plants basic grains such as beans and corn. He sells some of the crops and gives some to his family. In this way, Nelson makes an honest living.

He feels the need to improve his crops, which is why he is applying for a loan from INTEGRAL in order to buy basic supplies such as fertilizer, pesticides, insecticides, seeds, and manure, among others. He knows that this will improve his sales so that he can continue to provide a good well-being for his family, as he always has.
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Nelson de 46 años de edad vive con su esposa y sus pequeños. Es un hombre muy trabajador ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por dar y brindar lo mejor para su familia, es honesto, sincero que su mayor sueño y anhelo es que sus hijos siempre viva en condiciones dignas y que en su hogar nunca haga falta el pan de cada día. Actualmente se dedica a la labor de ser jornalero es decir tiene una pequeña cosecha, siembra los principales granos básicos como frijol y maíz vende cierta parte y lo otro lo deja para su familia, es así como Nelson se gana la vida honradamente. El siente la necesidad de mejorar un poco sus cosechas es por esa razón que solicita a INTEGRAL un préstamo para poder así comprar insumos básicos como: Fertilizantes, Pesticidas, Insecticidas, semillas, Abonos entre otros. Él sabe que con eso mejoraran sus ventas y podrá seguirle brindando un buen bienestar a su familia como lo ha hecho hasta el día de hoy.

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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
  • 440
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Nelson Francisco to buy basic supplies such as fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, seeds, and manure, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013