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Rafael Antonio
Rafael, 37, lives with his wife and four children, ages 8, 10, 11 and 13. He grows corn and beans for a living. He is a very hard-working, responsible person regarding his household obligations and is known for giving his children the best he can. He is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers and tools for his corn and bean crops. This is so he can continue providing for his family on a daily basis and take care of household expenses.
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Don Rafael de 37 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maiz y frijol, vive con su esposa y sus 4 hijos de 8, 10, 11 y 13 años, es una persona trabajadora y muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarles lo mejor a sus hijos, esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar fertilizantes y herramientas para su cultivo de maiz y frijol, para poder seguir dandole el sustento diario a su familia y poder solventar todos los gastos de 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
  • 498
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,356,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Rafael Antonio to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 7, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014