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Abran Gilberto
Abran Gilberto lives with his life partner and children in their own house. He grows corn, sorghum, and beans; he also sells livestock to pay the household expenses. He has farmed for years, and the valuable experience he has garnered helps him produce great harvests. His land is accessible, and the fertile soil is good for planting. He sells his crops all around his community, and he has many customers because they know he offers quality products at affordable prices and with great service.

Abran is determined, responsible, and very hardworking. He has many goals and feels that he can achieve them with effort and perseverance. He took losses during the last growing season that he would like to recoup, but he lacks capital. He is applying to INTEGRAL for a loan to buy corn seed, sorghum, beans, weed killer, fertilizer, and tools. Abran Gilberto has good credit references, and he is pleased with the collaboration. He is certain he can pay his debt, while offering his family a full life.
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Abran Gilberto vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus hijos en casa propia , él se dedica al cultivo de maíz, maicillo y frijol además para complementar los gastos del hogar vende ganado, tiene varios años de trabajar en la agricultura y se ha hecho de mucha experiencia valiosa que le permite obtener siempre las mejores cosechas, el terreno esta en un lugar accesible apto para el cultivo y con suelo fértil, todo lo que produce lo comercia en todos los alrededores de la comunidad, ya tiene mucha clientela pues las personas saben que todo lo que vende es de primera calidad y a precios accesibles además se caracteriza por tener el mejor servicio; Abran es un hombre decidido, responsable y muy trabajador, tiene muchas metas para el futuro y con empeño y constancia piensa alcanzarlas, en la ultima temporada de siembra tuvo algunas perdidas y quiere recuperarse pero no posee de suficiente capital por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz, maicillo, frijol, herbicida, abono, herramienta, etc. Abran Gilberto tiene buenas referencias de pago, se siente satisfecho con la colaboración, asegura poder saldar la deuda y a la vez ofrecerle a su familia una vida plena.

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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
  • 716
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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 $800 helped Abran Gilberto to buy corn seed, sorghum, beans, weed killer, fertilizer, and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014