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Jose Antonio
Jose Antonio, 53 years old, lives with his wife and a granddaughter. He has worked as a farmer for more than 31 years and with that work he has been able to bring sustenance to his family all these years. He is requesting a loan to purchase supplies that he will use for the harvest of his seeds to be able to continue selling them and to continue bringing what is necessary to his home.
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Don Jose Antonio de 53 años de edad vive con su esposa y una nieta trabaja como agricultor desde hace mas de 31 años y con ese trabajo a podido llevar todos estos años el sustento a su familia, solicita un credito para compra de insumos que utilizara para la cosecha de sus semillas y poder seguirlos vendiendo y seguir llevando lo necesario a su hogar.

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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
  • 558
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,853,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jose Antonio to purchase agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 26, 2013
Mar 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014