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Jorge Alberto
Jorge is 53 years old, and he is a very responsible men when it comes to his family obligations, as giving the best to his children is one of his main characteristics. He currently lives with his wife and their 4 children. He is a hardworking person, always putting joy and enthusiasm in his job. He is a farmer and he plants corn and sorghum, and he stores his harvests in the granaries you can see at his back in the picture. Jorge would like to increase his sales and for this reason he is requesting a loan to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers and pesticides. He wishes to count on the loan he is requesting because he has no other sources of income, and this economic support will help him keeping on providing for his family with no limitations.
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Don Jorge de 53 años de edad es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarles lo mejor a sus hijos. Actualmente vive junto a su esposa y sus 4 hijos es muy trabajador, siempre lo ha realizado con alegría y entusiasmo, se dedica a ser agricultor siembra maíz y sorgo y la cosecha que recoge la va almacenando en los graneros que aparecen detras de Don Jorge en la foto. Don Jorge desea incrementar sus ventas y por eso solicita un crédito el cual le permita comprar: semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, pesticidas entre otros. Desea contar con la ayuda solicitada puesto que no tiene otros ingresos monetarios, y así el seguirá llevando el pan de cada día a su hogar sin limitación alguna.

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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
  • 712
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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 $300 helped Jorge Alberto to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 19, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014