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Jorge Eliseo
Jorge, who is 47 years old, is very responsible and a hard worker. He lives with his family in the home he owns. He works very hard on his plot of land, where he is currently growing corn and sorghum. His products are very high quality. Once they are ready, he stores them in the sacks shown in the picture and then goes out and sells them to the local basic grain vendors in his area.

Jorge is requesting a loan in order to have enough money to invest in the purchase of farming supplies like pest control and fertilizing products, seed, and other items. Jorge wants to increase his sales so that he can obtain higher earnings and give his family a better quality of life.
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Don Jorge de 47 años de edad, es muy responsable y trabajador, vive con su familia en casa propia. El trabaja muy duro en su propia parcela en la que actualmente esta sembrano maiz y sorgo sus productos son de muy buena calidad cuando ya estan listos los almacena en los sacos que muestra la fotografia pra luego salir a venderlos con los comerciantes de granos basicos que estan cerca de su lugar de residencia. Jorge solicita un préstamo para contar con el dinero necesario e invertir en la compra de insumos agrícolas como controles de plaga y fertilizantes, semillas, abonos, entre otras cosas. Don Jorge ansía aumentar sus ventas para poder percibir mayores ganancias y poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad

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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
  • 553
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jorge Eliseo to purchase fertilizer, seed, pesticides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014